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 Abstract
* John Conlan and Lorraine Jensen sign an oath declaring that they record the facts about their friendship with Mr. Angelo Pignati.
* As sophomores at Franklin High School in New York, John and Lorraine write their tribute book on a typewriter in the school library.
* John is somewhat of a troublemaker who earns the nickname...
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