Chapter abstracts are short descriptions of events that occur in each chapter. They highlight major plot events and detail the important relationships and characteristics of characters and objects. The Chapter Abstracts can be used to review what the students have read, or to prepare the students for what they will read. Hand the abstracts out in class as a study guide, or use them as a "key" for a class discussion. They are relatively brief, but can serve to be an excellent refresher of the text for either a student or teacher.
Part 1, Alice, Chapters 1-2 Abstract
* Alice Goodwin recalls awakening to a wailing siren one morning last June but all is well on the farm she shares with her husband, Howard, and their two daughters, Emma and Claire.
* During the school year, Alice is a nurse at an elementary school but in the summers she and her...
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