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
* Opal and her father relocate to Naomi, Florida where he will be the preacher at the Open Arms Baptist Church.
* Opal's father, who she calls Preacher, sends her to the grocery store to get groceries.
* When she gets there, a dog is running around the store and the manager is screaming at the dog...
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