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 | Chapter 2 Abstract
* On a snowy morning, Kabuo Miyamoto sits in a crowded Amity Harbor courtroom at his murder trial, before a jury and Judge Llewellyn Fielding.
* The author reveals the history of the island, San Piedro, a generally peaceful area, and Amity Harbor, the island's only town.
* Among the news reporters is Ishmael Chambers, who...
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