Leslie and her family learn to adjust to life without their mother when she is away training her new dog guide, Ursula, after the passing of their previous guide dog, Marit. When Leslie’s mother and Ursula come home, the family must adjust to having a new member of their family. (Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Reading, 2005)
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.