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
* Torey moved away from the big city to Pecking to be a Special Education Teacher. She had been a therapist, but wanted to teach again.
* Glen, the principal, welcomed her and showed her to her classroom, which Torey was very impressed with. She had 4 students.
* Reuben was autistic, Philip was born premature and...
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