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.
Book 1: Chapter 1 Abstract
* Bilbo Baggins is planning his 111th birthday party at the Shire.
* Bilbo is planning to trick the guests - only he, Gandalf, and Frodo know about it.
* Bilbo is leaving the Shire to spend his days in the Wild Country to finish his book.
* Gandalf tells Bilbo to leave his ring with Frodo...
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