Jo’s Boys

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Louisa May Alcott's third novel about Josephine March, spunky-sister-turned-successful-writer, is the focus of a reading comprehension activity. As class members read an excerpt from the third chapter of Jo's Boys, they answer four questions about plot points from the passage.

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CCSS: Designed
Instructional Ideas

  • Use as a warm-up activity during a novel unit or reading comprehension lesson
  • Add to a homework packet
Classroom Considerations

  • Some of the worksheet is in color, but should print clearly in black and white
  • Activity would be most effective if learners have prior knowledge of Little Women and/or Little Men, though the questions only reference events from the provided excerpt
Pros

  • Includes an answer key with possible responses
  • Comes with an introduction that provides story context to the excerpt
Cons

  • None
Common Core