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
* Harry Potter is a young wizard. He lives with his non-magical, or "muggle," Aunt Petunia, Uncle Vernon and Cousin Dudley at number four Privet Drive.
* He is about to turn thirteen years old and it has grown increasingly hard for him to endure his relations' verbal abuse and emotional neglect.
* It is very difficult...
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