Grade 9 ELA Module 1, Unit 3, Lesson 18


In this lesson, students will draw upon the close reading skills that they have developed over the course of Module 1 as they work carefully through the short excerpt Act 5.3.139–170. In this passage, Juliet wakes up to find Romeo lying dead next to her in the Capulet tomb. Juliet then kills herself with Romeo’s dagger.

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Common Core Learning Standards

CCLS State Standard
RL.9-10.3 Analyze how complex characters (e.g., those with multiple or conflicting motivations) develop over...
RL.9-10.4 Determine the meaning of words and phrases as they are used in the text, including figurative and...
SL.9-10.1 Initiate and participate effectively in a range of collaborative discussions (one-on-one, in groups...

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