Grade 11 ELA Module 1, Unit 1, Lesson 2

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In this lesson, students continue their study of Browning’s “My Last Duchess,” building their reading skills through a close exploration of lines 5–21 of the poem in which Browning continues to introduce and develop the main character, the Duke, and his relationship to his last Duchess. Students also begin to practice the important skill of text annotation.

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Common Core Learning Standards

CCLS State Standard
RL.11-12.3 Analyze the impact of the author’s choices regarding how to develop and relate elements of a story...
SL.11-12.1.b Work with peers to promote civil, democratic discussions and decision-making, set clear goals and...

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