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 1-3 Abstract
* Herriot recounts a time when he was called in the middle of the night to check on a ewe that had just lambed. Harold Ingledew, the ewe's owner, has been out drinking.
* Harold slowly prepares to show Herriot the ailing animal while Herriot stands out in the cold.
* They search for the ewe...
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