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 | Chapter 2 Abstract
* Matthew and Marilla Cuthbert decide to adopt an orphan boy to help with the chores. Mrs. Lynde, a busybody neighbor, warns Marilla of the dangers in adopting a strange boy.
* When Matthew goes to the station to pick up the orphan boy he finds Anne, a talkative little girl waiting for him instead...
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