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.
The Family Abstract
* Jennifer's family moves to an ancient castle in the San Francisco Bay area.
* The family has three children: Jen, Ben, and Randy.
* Wallace learns that he has a brain tumor after calling a doctor once he can not think of the word, 'zucchini.'
* Randy takes home a dead heron as a pet...
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