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.
Prologue: Catch a Spider, Chapters 1-2 Abstract
* Gary Soneji wants to punish the detective Alex Cross for the years he has spent in jail.
* He plans to commit crimes that will make him famous.
* Soneji watches Cross' house from across the street and notices evidence of the children who live there.
* He sees the silhouette of...
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