A sixth grade boy lives with his mother. The mother maintains their livelihood with a blue collar job. In the story, William wants to find a cure for unhappiness that he sees in his mother and a man on the street. (McDougal Littell The Language of Literature, 2002)
This lesson was created as part of the Anthology Alignment Project
, during which teachers created CCSS-aligned lessons for existing literary and information texts in anthologies. All page numbers and unit/week designations found in this lesson relate to the edition of the anthology 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.