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.
Chapter 1 (pages 1-20) Abstract
* Jeff Fabin believes bugs are plaguing him. He frequently sprays himself with bug spray and spends hours standing under a hot shower.
* Jerry is employed as a brake repairman. He lives in a cheap house in California.
* Charles Freck visits Jerry. Charles helps Jerry collect aphids into a jar.
* Charles phones a...
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