Henry IV Part I: Comprehensive Guide A Level (first teaching 2015)

Set text for:
  • AQA B A Level
  • Eduqas A Level

Shakespeare’s well-loved history play has got it all: dramatic intrigue, exciting battles, humorous situations, and of course one of his most interesting comic characters, Sir John Falstaff. This jam-packed resource covers every aspect, including extensive background information and key quotations.

Engage your students!

Includes debate prompts; active learning tasks; further reading suggestions; key literary and linguistic terms; practice essay questions throughout!

Tackles the key stages of text analysis:

  1. Walk-through
    Thorough section-by-section commentary walks students through each scene
  2. Drawing it all together
    In-depth discussion of whole text focuses on: characterisation, relationships, genre, themes, attitudes and values, language, form, structure, context, literary approaches
  3. Indicative content
    To support teaching by making sure all key areas are covered

Plus! A glossary of key terms ensures full understanding

A really effective overview of this text. An effective balance between scholarly overview, knowledge of dramatic techniques and encouragement of close, textual examination. C McCloskey, English Teacher & Independent Reviewer (feedback for legacy edition)