Kind of Activity:
Understand the context, influences, and allusions in Henry IV
Common Core Standards:
CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RH.9-10.1; CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.SL.9-10.5; CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.SL.9-10.2; CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.SL.9-10.4
In order to better understand the historical allusions in Henry IV and to understand the context in which the work was written, students will research various topics related to the play and share their findings with the class.
1. Form groups with 3-4 students. Assign each group a topic. Possible topics include:
• Who was the historical Henry IV (including his relationship with Gregory...
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