This story is an excerpt from a novel. It is about a boy named Marty who wants to save a runaway dog from being abused. He brings the dog home, and Marty and his family become attached to the dog. (McGraw-Hill CA Treasures, 2010)
This lesson was created as part of the Basal Alignment Project, during which teachers created CCSS-aligned lessons for existing literary and information texts in basal readers. All page numbers and unit/week designations found in this lesson relate to the edition of the basal reader named above. If you are using a trade book or different edition of this title, the page/unit/week references in this lesson will not match. Consult the content referenced in the body of the lesson to determine appropriate page numbers for your text.