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 and 2 Abstract
* Twelve-year-old Willa Jo and her younger sister, Little Sister, are sitting on the roof of her Uncle Hob and Aunt Patty's house in Raleigh, North Carolina, in order to see the sunrise.
* Aunt Patty is scared that the girls will fall but they refuse to come down from the roof.
* Little Sister listens...
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