Grade 11 ELA Module 1, Unit 3, Lesson 3


In this lesson, students examine Woolf’s point of view and use of rhetoric. Students focus on a selection from of A Room of One’s Own in which Woolf develops her point of view about why it would have been “impossible” for a woman to write Shakespeare’s works during his time.

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Common Core Learning Standards

CCLS State Standard
RI.11-12.1 Cite strong and thorough textual evidence to support analysis of what the text says explicitly as...
RI.11-12.6 Determine an author’s point of view or purpose in a text in which the rhetoric is particularly...
W.11-12.9.b Apply grades 11–12 Reading standards to literary nonfiction (e.g., “Delineate and evaluate the...

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