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.
Cross Creek and For This is an Enchanted Land Abstract
* The memoir opens with a description of Cross Creek, a peaceful area in Florida well known for its beauty. The neighborhood consisted of five white families and two "colored" families. Rawlings was known as "Little Miss" by her neighbors and lived in a house she...
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