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 Abstract
* Chapter one begins by introducing the main character, Janie Johnson. Janie finishes writing an essay for her English class.
* Janie begins to daydream about the future: getting her driver's license, changing her name to Jayne Johnstone, and having children named Denim and Lace. All of this contemplating goes on while Janie sits at lunch...
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