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.
Act 1, Scene 1 Abstract
* Eleanor Roosevelt calls the family in to dinner.
* FDR and his children enter the house from an afternoon of swimming and outdoor fun.
* The children discuss the parts they would like to read in "Julius Caesar."
Act 1, Scene 2 Abstract
* FDR reads a letter from his mother, Sara, to the family.
* FDR's mother, Sara...
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