Grade 9 ELA Module 1, Unit 3, Lesson 6

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In this lesson, students will continue their close reading analysis of Romeo and Juliet’s first encounter at the Capulet Ball (1.5.92–109). Students will explore how Juliet’s response to Romeo’s initial overture (1.5.96–109) shapes the dialogue that follows and what this increasingly intricate interaction might reveal about these two complex characters.

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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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