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
* Mr. Otis is an American Minister who buys a large house in England called Canterville Chase.
* Mr. Otis's friends and the owner of the estate all try to dissuade him from buying the property because it is haunted.
Chapter 2 Abstract
* Otis brushes these concerns aside assuring them that he and his family do not...
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