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.
Part 1 Abstract
* Sue looks out her window into the dark, miserable night, her thoughts turn to Johnny-Boy, who has been out in this weather all day.
* Sue also thinks of her other son, Sug, wishing he was home instead of in jail.
* Sue knows that she is overly anxious and has been ever since she learned...
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