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, Milo Abstract
* Milo is a boy who is always bored and always wishes he were somewhere else.
* One day Milo arrives home to discover a large box in his bedroom and finds when he assembles it that it's a large purple tollbooth.
* Milo chooses his destination by closing his eyes and pointing at the map...
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