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.
Friend of My Youth Abstract
* The narrator reminisces about her dead mother and tells the story of her mother's old friend, Flora Grieves.
* The narrator's mother had stayed on the Grieves' farm as a young woman, teaching in the nearby schoolroom.
* The farmhouse was divided into two parts: one for Flora...
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