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 Abstract
* Bigger Thomas is introduced a young black man sharing one room with two siblings and their mother.
* A huge rat in the room sends Bigger and his brother on a wild chase to kill the rodent.
* Bigger shows disrespect and anger toward his mother and sister when his mother reminds him of his job...
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