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Louisa May Alcott: The Woman Behind Little Women: Lesson Plans

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LESSON PLANS FOR SECONDARY SCHOOL TEACHERS

Louisa May Alcott: The Woman Behind Little Women Lesson Plan

 

A mix of media and teacher instruction helps students connect selected events of Alcott’s life with their historical backdrop and with her works. Video clips from the film Louisa May Alcott: The Woman Behind Little Women are provided with related discussion topics for teachers to adjust based on their classroom’s curricula, educational level, and available time. Resources from the web and the book Louisa May Alcott: The Woman Behind Little Women provide background for teachers and the more motivated or advanced students. Students in class chart each event along a timeline (the graphic organizer) as a reference for writing assignments. 

The downloadable lesson plan and complimentary organizer include:

  • Video clips from the film, reference copies of the book, and website resources for Louisa May Alcott: The Woman Behind Little Women
  • Handout blank timeline chart (graphic organizer): Louisa May Alcott (PDF file)
  • Completed LMA graphic organizer for teacher’s reference (PDF file)

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