Marilla Makes Up Her Mind
by Lucy Maud Montgomery from Anne of Green Gables
Chapter VI passage: Lucy Maud Montgomery's classic tale "Anne of Green Gables" follows young Anne Shirley, an orphan, as she starts a new life with Marilla and Matthew Cuthbert, siblings on a Nova Scotian farm. In this passage, Anne is about to be returned to the orphanage because the Cuthberts wanted a boy. Students will read the text and answer questions on the characters and the language.