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.
Act 1 Abstract
* THE CHILDREN'S HOUR is a three-act play set in the Wright-Dobie School for girls in the 1930s in a small town in Massachusetts.
* The school was founded by two single women, Karen Wright and Martha Dobie.
* Act 1 opens during an afternoon in April in the study room of the school which is a converted...
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