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 1-4 Abstract
* Starting in his youth, Fulghum sat down and wrote out a list of personal beliefs.
* The first list was quite long because Fulghum wanted to cover all his bases, but over the years, the list has become shorter.
* First, Fulghum was idealistic with his list, but today his lists may be cynical, comical...
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