Grade 11 ELA Module 1, Unit 1, Lesson 3


In this lesson, students read lines 21–34 of “My Last Duchess, continuing to gather evidence of the Duke’s character and the emergence of the Duchess’s character as described by the Duke. Students engage in small-group discussions about the question: What is the impact of Browning’s choice of speaker on the development of the Duchess?

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Common Core Learning Standards

CCLS State Standard
RL.11-12.3 Analyze the impact of the author’s choices regarding how to develop and relate elements of a story...
RL.11-12.4 Determine the meaning of words and phrases as they are used in the text, including figurative and...
RL.11-12.6 Analyze a case in which grasping a point of view requires distinguishing what is directly stated in...

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