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
* Kurt Vonnegut tells the reader about his experiences in Dresden.
* Vonnegut recalls speaking to his friends about writing this book.
Chapter 2 Abstract
* Billy Pilgrim is introduced as being "unstuck in time."
* Billy Pilgrim's biography is given.
* Billy travels in time between writing a letter, following a fellow soldier behind enemy lines in Germany, and...
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