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 | Chapter 2 Abstract
* Oliver's mother is found on the streets and is taken to a workhouse where she gives birth and then dies. Oliver is left in the care of the drunken nurse who helped deliver him.
* Oliver grows up in a workhouse for children where many children die from malnutrition and diseases caught from lack...
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