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.
Part 1 Chapter 1 Abstract
* The book starts out in Hanover, a small town. There is a big difference between the town and country people. It is January, and the city is very quiet.
* Emil, a five-year-old boy, is crying because a dog scared his kitten and she ran up a telegraph pole. Emil is afraid she will...
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