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.
Foreword and Prologue, "Looking Backward: 1964 to 1991," Abstract
* The author explains that his research takes place between the years 1988 and 1990. Readers who read the book now must be aware that certain observations are decades old and may be out of date. Also, names of students are sometimes changed. Adult names are often left unchanged unless...
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