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.
Book 1, A Call to Murder, Chapter 1-5 Abstract
* Dr. Kerrison is summoned to a murder scene and his daughter, Nell, sits on the steps to await his return.
* Nell melts a wax doll that represents Dr. Lorrimer and puts a curse on the man.
* Director Howarth is at the clunch...
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