About this Worksheet:
Pollyanna was written by Eleanor Porter in 1913. It’s the story of a girl named Pollyanna whose parents have died. She has gone to live with her Aunt Polly, who she has never met. Aunt Polly is wealthy and does not really want Pollyanna to live with her. Aunt Polly gave her niece a bare and ugly room in the attic. In the passage below, Pollyanna is talking to Nancy, Aunt Polly’s maid. Students read a passage from the story and work on related reading-skills worksheets.