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.
Twig Technology Abstract
* In 1985, science fiction author Douglas Adams meets zoologist Mark Carwardine in Madagascar to find an Aye-aye, a rare nocturnal lemur made extinct in Africa by monkeys and now protected by humans on Nosy Mangabé Island.
Here Be Chickens Abstract
* Carwardine explains how poaching and loss of habitat wipe out species on Madagascar and...
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