Grade 9 ELA Module 1, Unit 3, Lesson 2

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In this lesson, students will develop their close reading skills as they begin to work carefully through the short excerpt Act 1.1.206–236. In this passage, Romeo discusses his unrequited love for Rosaline with his cousin Benvolio. Students will complete their close reading of this passage in Lesson 3.

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Common Core Learning Standards

CCLS State Standard
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...
RL.9-10.4 Determine the meaning of words and phrases as they are used in the text, including figurative and...

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