Teacher Guide

Little Women Lesson Plan

Relationship to Other Books

Louisa May Alcott revisited the March sisters in two other novels, Little Men and Jo's Boys, published in 1871 and 1886, respectively. As the titles suggest, these two volumes focus on Jo and Professor Bhaer as they open and run a boys' boarding school.

Anne of Green Gables by L.M. Montgomery is another example of the "all-American girl" novel and similarly follows a main female character who attempts to negotiate society's expectations with the person that she wants to be.

Little Women has been adapted to the screen several times, as well as a television mini-series, a one-act play, and even an opera. Perhaps the most well-known adaptation is Gillian Armstrong's 1994 film, which...

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