Little Women Worksheets To Print:
Who Are the Little Women? - Name the four heroines of the novel. Draw a picture of each. Then briefly describe their personalities.
Who Said It? - Who said each quotation from the book? Explain what it means, in your own words.
Being Genuine - What is the novel's general position on the subject?
Poverty - Louisa May Alcott came from poverty, and she was not insensitive
to the practical realities of life. What are some examples in the story of how Alcott dramatizes the realities of poverty?
The Author - Research the life of Louisa May Alcott to find answers to the questions below.
Gender Stereotypes - How does the character Laurie challenge traditional ideas of masculinity?
A Woman's Role - The novel dramatizes four different approaches to being a woman in the 19th
century. Briefly explain how each March sister represent a different approach.
Anger - What kind of conflict is Jo experiencing at this point in the story?
Jo and Laurie - What does Jo think of Mr. Laurence’s boy before she meets him?
Symbols - We look at how two preeminent symbols that drive the story for a bit.
Motifs - Identify the main motifs in the novel and provide examples of each.
Character Development - Choose one of the main characters from Little Women.
Identify their primary character traits. Write a brief description of the character.
Feminine Ideal - How do you think that the author, Louisa May Alcott, felt about the feminine ideals of her time? Explain your answer.
Themes - We work through the six main themes in the work and see if students understand where they come into play.