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.
Chapters 1, 2, and 3 Abstract
* Eleanor Roosevelt's heritage is one of privilege and wealth, with both her parents being from socially prominent families in New York.
* Anna Hall marries Elliott Roosevelt in 1883 and Eleanor is born in October the following year; Anna is only twenty when Eleanor is born and unprepared to be a mother and society wife...
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