Being neighborly

Being Neighborly

by Louisa May Alcott from Little Women

Chapter Five passage: Jo March is the central character of Louisa May Alcott’s “Little Women.” In this passage, Jo goes next door to cheer up Laurie, the young man of the house, who is recovering from an illness. She has an unexpected encounter with Laurie’s grandfather. Students will read the excerpt and answer questions on the language and the characters.