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.
Chapter 1, pgs. 1-19 Abstract
* In Chapter 1, Henry VIII dissolved his marriage with Catherine of Aragon, and married Anne Boleyn.
* Anne gave birth to a daughter, Elizabeth, in 1533.
* Anne was put on trial for adultery and was beheaded because she was unable to give the King a son.
Chapter 2, pgs. 30-29 Abstract
* Henry VIII had a son...
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