Grade 11 ELA Module 1, Unit 1, Lesson 1

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This lesson introduces students to important skills and practices that continue throughout the year: Accountable Independent Reading (AIR) and close reading for textual details. Students analyze the impact of specific word choices on meaning and tone in the introductory lines of the poem "My Last Duchess" and learn to cite strong and thorough textual evidence to support their analysis of the text.

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Common Core Learning Standards

CCLS State Standard
RL.11-12.1 Cite strong and thorough textual evidence to support analysis of what the text says explicitly as...
RL.11-12.4 Determine the meaning of words and phrases as they are used in the text, including figurative and...

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