Informational texts and literature to accompany Louisa May Alcott's Little Women
The classic American novel Little Women follows the story of the four March sisters--Meg, Jo, Beth, and Amy--as they grow up in a poor but loving family in New England during the Civil War. As time passes, each sister finds her own path, some to a traditional family life, some to art and romance, and others to tragedy. Sign up for an account to view these lessons >>
Additional Reading Practice
- An Experiment in Discrimination (Grades 3-5; CCSS.CCRA.R.8)
- Martin Luther King, Jr. (Grades 3-5; CCSS.CCRA.R.8)
- The Doll Experiment (Spanish-language version) (Grades 6-8; CCSS.CCRA.R.8)
- The Harlem Renaissance (Grades 6-8; CCSS.CCRA.R.8)
- Hooliganism (Grades 6-8; CCSS.CCRA.R.8)
Differentiated Applied Writing Lessons for Grades 4-12
- Family History: How do family history and traditions contribute to your identity?
- Family and Influence: How do our families help shape the people we become?
- Growing Up: How do authors convey themes about important moments of change in their lives to their readers?
- Economic Strategies of the Civil War: What role did economics play in the outcome of the Civil War?