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.
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Part 1: Chapter 1
* A basic description of the setting of Chandrapore, India is given
* Chandrapore sits on the banks of the Ganges River and is run-down and poverty-stricken.
* The city is divided in terms of social class and while the outskirts include run-down and poverty-stricken houses, as one moves inland, it improves...
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