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.
Chapters 1, 2, 3, 4 and 5 Abstract
* Jasmine begins her story at age seven.
* An astrologer foretells widowhood and exile for Jasmine which she refuses to accept as her fate.
* Jasmine's forehead is injured when she falls after being tapped on the head by the astrologer.
* After her sisters tend to her injury Jasmine swims and forever remembers...
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