Louisa May Alcott: The Candle and the Mirror

High schoolers discuss the life of Louisa May Alcott and create an outline of a biography of her life and times.  In this Louisa May Alcott lesson, students explore the Transcendentalist involvement in the abolitionist movement, relating Louisa May Alcott's upbringing to her social and political views.  High schoolers also discover links between Louisa May Alcott and other literary giants of the period.

9th - 12th English Language Arts 6 Views 6 Downloads
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