Grade 9 ELA Module 1, Unit 3, Lesson 14


This lesson is a close reading of Romeo’s reaction to his banishment, in conversation with Friar Laurence. The text for this lesson is Act 3 Scene 3. Students will read lines 1–11 for comprehension and focus on lines 12–70 for their close reading. The lesson focuses on word meaning, with an emphasis on Romeo’s state of mind and his attitude toward his banishment.

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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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