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Nickel and Dimed: On Not Getting by in America Overview & Chapter Abstracts for Teachers

This set of Lesson Plans consists of approximately 129 pages of tests, essay questions, lessons, and other teaching materials.
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Chapter Abstracts

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.

"Introduction: Getting Ready" Abstract

* Barbara Ehrenreich, the author, works for the New Yorker.
* The author makes up some rules for herself for the assignment she is given.
* The author is concerned it will be hard to hide her education and her background.

Chapter 1, "Serving in Florida" Abstract

* The author starts submitting applications...

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