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.
Introduction, Turn Signal Abstract
* Ruthie didn't see the fist coming toward her face until it was too late; she is nineteen and a good girl in her small town.
* She'd met Hayden three weeks before and she'd brought him home with her that night; Hayden tells Ruthie to get over in the car, her new car...
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