Grade 9 ELA Module 1, Unit 3


In this unit, students continue to develop habits and skills related to close reading, annotation, using evidence, building vocabulary, and participating in structured discussion, and they do so with text that is more qualitatively complex than in earlier units. This may be students’ first exposure to Shakespeare and the format of a play, so instruction will include a focus on Shakespeare’s use of language and on the organization of the play. Students will study the structure of his language and speeches for craft and impact on character development.

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Common Core Learning Standards

CCLS State Standard
R.6-12.7 Integrate and evaluate content presented in diverse formats and media, including visually and...
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...

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