Grade 11 ELA Module 1, Unit 3, Lesson 7

Boy graduating

In this lesson, students review the central ideas they have identified in the excerpt from A Room of One’s Own, and apply those ideas as they read an additional excerpt from Hamlet centering on Ophelia’s descent into madness. In Hamlet Act 4.5, Laertes returns to Denmark demanding revenge for the death of his father, Polonius, and finds that Ophelia has gone mad with grief.

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Common Core Learning Standards

CCLS State Standard
R.6-12.9 Analyze how two or more texts address similar themes or topics in order to build knowledge or to...
RL.11-12.3 Analyze the impact of the author’s choices regarding how to develop and relate elements of a story...
RI.11-12.1 Cite strong and thorough textual evidence to support analysis of what the text says explicitly as...

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