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: Chapters 1-3 Abstract
* Joe Bonham wishes someone would pick up the phone. He has a terrible headache and it has been ringing all night.
* Joe is called to come to the phone and finds out his father has died. He goes home.
* Father lies dead in the living room, and Mother is not crying much...
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