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.
"The Sisters" Abstract
* The narrator is a young boy who has made good friends with the parish priest, Father Flynn. Father Flynn has recently passed away. The narrator hears his family and their friends discussing Father Flynn's death and only realizes it is true when he sees the black ribbon hanging on a shop...
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