Little Women - Study Guide
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#18 on the Big Read List (UK's top 200.)
Largely based on the author's own childhood, Little Women is a timeless tale that is as well-loved now as when it first was published in 1868-69.
Through Louisa May Alcott's touching family story of Little Women students will learn:
Author Biography: Learn about Louisa May Alcott and the fascinating history behind the author and novel.
Vocabulary words used throughout the novel, utilizing a variety of activities to stimulate retention and growth.
Literary Techniques: slang, similes, metaphors, foreshadowing, proverbs, allusions, motif, parallelism, allegory, maxims, idioms, juxtaposition, asides, anthropomorphism, antithesis, irony, mood, comic relief, alliteration, in context, foil, aphorism, jargon, sarcasm, tongue-in-cheek humor, extended metaphor, euphemisms, cause and effect, epiphany, poetic justice, flat and round characters, dynamic and static characters, dramatic structure, theme, point of view, coming-of-age,
Moral Lessons and Character Values: studying God's word, focusing on our appearance, burdens/troubles, fear, pride, anger, self-control, encouragement, balancing work and rest, power of words, friendship, sacrifice, God is with us, quiet times, growth, character qualities, praise and criticism, love of money, The Golden Rule, live at peace with others, focus on what is good and uplifting, standing up for your belief in Christ, take up one's cross, pain and suffering, depression, helping the needy,
Activities and Writing Assignments: research Pilgrim's Progress, class discussion on culture, research American Civil War, art, letter writing, natural science, cooking, planning, peer pressure, clubs, newspapers, outings, imagery, synonyms, haircuts, dreams and aspirations, gardening, fundraising, timelines, fashion, creative writing, crossword, calligraphy and illuminations, travel, money management, mapwork, biographies, foreign languages, costuming, martyrs, historical research, dance, kites, plays, multiple optional essays and projects!
Suggestions for Further Reading: We include an in-depth reading list of more books by the same author(s) and other books and movies that tie in with, or are similar to, Little Women
All of the unit lessons are written from a Christian perspective!
Features and Benefits of the study guide
Printed Workbook Format
- Large 8.5x11 format is convenient to read and easy on the eyes
- Every question has plenty of whitespace for student’s answers
- Encourages neat and clean handwriting practice
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- Provides a permanent record of the student’s work
- Convenient, removable answer key included for the teacher!
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- Our Interactive Study Guide should be opened with the FREE Adobe Readerprogram. With the interactive feature, students have the capability of entering their answers directly on the computer and saving their work in progress.
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- Print the whole guide at once
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- Print multiple copies of the entire guide for classroom sets
- Easy to use with multiple students
- Complete separate answer key file included for the teacher!
Learn More about the Book
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- Recommended Grade Level:
- New England, USA, 1860s, American Civil War
- American Literature, Historical Literature
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- Study Guide Author:
- Carol Clark
- For the Book By:
- Louisa May Alcott
- Study Guide Page Count:
- 111 pages