Grade 11 ELA Module 1, Unit 1, Lesson 4

In this lesson, students read and analyze lines 34–43 from “My Last Duchess,” in which the Duke states that he never “stooped” to blame the Duchess for her actions. Students focus on relevant and sufficent evidence to write about how Browning continues to develop the Duke throughout the poem.

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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...
W.11-12.2.b Develop the topic thoroughly by selecting the most significant and relevant facts, extended...
W.11-12.5 Develop and strengthen writing as needed by planning, revising, editing, rewriting, or trying a new...

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