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
* Elizabeth Cameron is introduced to the reader as an intelligent woman who has spent her life trying to save her family from financial ruin, thanks to the help of her wit and her faithful servants.
* Elizabeth's family disappeared a few years ago, and her uncle has financially supported her since then. She learns...
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