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.
Chapters 1-7 Abstract
* In Chapter 1, when Brittany Ellis is ready for school on the first day of her senior year, she must endure her mother's critical inspection.
* Brittany says goodbye to her sister, Shelley, who is in a wheelchair because of cerebral palsy.
* In Chapter 2, Alex Fuentes is awakened by his brother on the first day...
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