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.
Front Matter and Prologue | Book 1, Chapter 1, Paulita Maxwell Does Not Weep Abstract
* The author explains that the actual characters in this story are put to fictitious use.
* Myth will be the beginning and end of this story.
* The characters are explained.
* The myth of Tsoai is briefly told: a boy turns into a bear, and his...
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