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, Summer's Dust Abstract
* Averty Broussard is returning home from working at the oil rigs for the previous six months. His family live on a once successful sugar plantation in Louisiana, but now the business is losing money and faces bankruptcy.
* Avery's father Rafael states his worries about his son's death. Since...
This section contains 1,967 words|
(approx. 7 pages at 300 words per page)