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 Abstract
* Operating Instructions is a series of diary entries made by the author about the first year of her son, Sam's, life.
* Anne is about to become a single parent.
* Anne does not fear the typical things that most pregnant women do.
* Anne's biggest fear for her child is enduring the seventh and eighth grades...
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