The Yellow Wallpaper

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The Yellow Wallpaper is a story told from the perspective of a woman facing the tribulations of mental illness.  Charlotte Perkins Gilman takes a harrowing walk across the landscape of society and it’s marginalization of people based on mental illness or gender. (McDougal Littell 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.

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