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
* Chapter One opens with the reader being informed that Jacob Marley, Ebenezer Scrooge's old business partner, is dead.
* Ebenezer Scrooge is introduced as a cold and miserly man. It is explained the Scrooge has been miserly for most of his life and that he seems comfortable with this characterization.
* The reader first sees Scrooge...
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