Grade 11 ELA Module 1, Unit 2, Lesson 17


In this lesson, students read Act 3.4, Hamlet’s murder of Polonius and confrontation with Gertrude, and her repentance. Students also reread Hamlet’s confrontation with Gertrude and her repentance, using a jigsaw activity to analyze Hamlet’s words.

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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...
W.11-12.9.a Apply grades 11–12 Reading standards to literature (e.g., “Demonstrate knowledge of eighteenth-,...

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