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.
Chapter 1 Abstract
* The story begins on Mr. Jones' farm. Mr. Jones goes to bed drunk, and the rest of the animals gather to hear a speech by Old Major, a pig.
Chapter 2 Abstract
* Old Major makes a speech telling the animals how bad life is for the animals. He blames man for all of the animals'...
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