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.
* A baby, Eliza, is left on the doorstep of Rose and Jeremy Sommers in Valparaiso, Chile.
* Rose and her brother, Jeremy, decide to raise the baby.
The English Abstract
* As a child, Eliza spends much time with the maid, Mama Fresia, in the kitchen.
* John Sommers, a sea captain, sails to Chile with Jacob...
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