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.
* The novel begins in October with the children all waiting excitedly for Halloween.
* June is a great month for children because it is the end of school and September is a bad month because school starts. In October things get exciting again.
Part 1: Chapters 1, 2, and 3 Abstract
* Halloween this year arrives early, on the 24th...
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