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.
Chapter 1 The Wrong Door Abstract
* Polly meets Digory and learns that he lives with his aunt and uncle, and that his mother is terminally ill.
* Digory tells Polly that his uncle may be insane and is concealing some mystery in his attic study.
* Polly shows Digory the tunnel she has discovered that gives access to all...
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