Grade 9 ELA Module 1, Unit 3, Lesson 16

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This lesson is the second in a two-lesson arc that addresses Juliet’s conversation with Friar Laurence, during which Juliet threatens suicide and the Friar proposes the plan that shapes the events of the rest of the play. The arc will address Act 4.1.44–126. This lesson will focus on a close reading of lines 89–126 and guide students to comprehend the tragic events that are to come through an understanding of the Friar’s plan.

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Common Core Learning Standards

CCLS State Standard
R.6-12.7 Integrate and evaluate content presented in diverse formats and media, including visually and...
RL.9-10.1 Cite strong and thorough textual evidence to support analysis of what the text says explicitly as...
RL.9-10.3 Analyze how complex characters (e.g., those with multiple or conflicting motivations) develop over...

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