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
* Claireece Precious Jones is sixteen at the book's opening and should be a junior in high school, but is a ninth grader.
* Precious was held back in the second grade for not being able to read and left school when she was twelve to have a baby.
* Precious' baby has Down's Syndrome and the...
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