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.
Part 1: Chapters 1, 2, 3, and 4 Abstract
* Stanley Yelnats is sent to Camp Green Lake for stealing shoes that he didn't really steal.
* Long ago, Stanley's family had a fortune stolen by a bandit called Kissing Kate Barlow.
* Stanley meets Mr. Sir, one of the camp counselors.
Part 1: Chapters 5, 6, and 7 Abstract
* Stanley is assigned to Tent D.
* Stanley and...
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