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.
Chapters 1 and 2 Abstract
* Sara-Kate shows Hillary the elf village in her back yard. The back yard is a huge mess filled with junk and weeds.
* The elf village is lots of tiny houses made of twigs and leaves and junk, but it is very interesting.
Chapters 3 and 4 Abstract
* When Hillary tells her parents she was playing...
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