The text explores the conflicts between love and pride, and draws attention to the effects of familial and societal expectations and stigma on those who are mentally and/or physically handicapped. It also explores the consequences of human selfishness, regret and guilt. (McGraw-Hill Glencoe Literature, 2009)
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.