Little Men: Starting School

About this Worksheet:

In 1871 Louisa May Alcott published Little Men or Life at Plumfield. It is the second book of her series about the character Josephine or Jo March. The first book was Little Women. In Little Men, Jo is grown and married to Mr. Bhaer. They have a school for boys in their home called Plumfield. In this passage, Nat has joined the school. He is a poor boy whose parents died. Nat has been living on the street, playing music to make money. Students read the passage and answer related questions. The activity is great practice for developing reading comprehension skills.