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.
Goodbye, Daddy Abstract
* The author, Ben Carter, was a young boy when his mother teold him that his father was leaving and would not be back.
* He loved his father and was very upset.
* The author recalled how much fun his father was, how he would count the minutes until his father came home at night...
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