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Jailbird Overview & Chapter Abstracts for Teachers

This set of Lesson Plans consists of approximately 100 pages of tests, essay questions, lessons, and other teaching materials.
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Chapter Abstracts

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.

Prologue Abstract

* Vonnegut explains that he received a fan letter containing the phrase "love will fail, but courtesy will prevail." He explains that the letter makes this and other books somewhat obsolete.

Chapters 1, 2, 3 and 4 Abstract

* Kenneth Whistler is based on the labor unionist Powers Hapgood who is a colorful man and crusader for the disadvantaged.
* Hapgood...

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