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 1-6 Abstract
* In the prologue, Adeline and her siblings were waiting to hear the reading of their father's will at an attorney's office.
* They were told not to read the will past the front page, and they did as they were told.
* At the request of their stepmother, the lawyer told them that their father's...
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