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Ragtime Overview & Chapter Abstracts for Teachers

This set of Lesson Plans consists of approximately 132 pages of tests, essay questions, lessons, and other teaching materials.
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Chapter Abstracts

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.

Part 1, Chapters 1 and 2 Abstract

* It is the turn of the century and Father's family lives in a new three-story house in New Rochelle, New York.
* The shooting of Stanford White by Harry K. Shaw is touted as crime of the century.
* Mother's Younger Brother has fallen in love with Evelyn Nesbit, the reason for the White...

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(approx. 10 pages at 300 words per page)
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