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.
Section 1 (pages 3-32) Abstract
* This is the fifth book in a series of memoirs written by Maya Angelou.
* The setting for this book is Africa during the 1960s, where the author explores the land and people of her ancestry.
* Maya arrives in Ghana with her son, Guy, who is enrolled in the University of Ghana in...
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