Grade 9 ELA Module 1, Unit 3, Lesson 7


This lesson is the first in a three-lesson arc that addresses Act 2.2, the balcony scene. Close readings will focus on building student understanding of Romeo and Juliet as they influence each other’s character development, as well as building shared knowledge of some of the most iconic lines in the play.

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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...
RL.9-10.5 Analyze how an author’s choices concerning how to structure a text, order events within it (e.g.,...

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