Grade 11 ELA Module 1, Unit 1, Lesson 5

Girl graduating

In this lesson, students read the final 14 lines of “My Last Duchess.” Students read and analyze a new standard, RL.11-12.2, before examining how Browning develops central ideas such as power and status, control, jealousy, and voice in these lines.

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Common Core Learning Standards

CCLS State Standard
RL.11-12.2 Determine two or more themes or central ideas of a text and analyze their development over the...
RL.11-12.3 Analyze the impact of the author’s choices regarding how to develop and relate elements of a story...
RL.11-12.6 Analyze a case in which grasping a point of view requires distinguishing what is directly stated in...

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