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.
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* David's father dies six months before David is born at his family home, "The Rookery", in the presence of Peggotty and his mother.
* David's aunt is present for his birth but leaves after realizing he is not a girl.
* A conflict ensues between David's mother and Peggotty when Clara begins to date...
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