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, Bolton Gardens Abstract
* Beatrix's childhood is described as mundane and routine.
* The Potter family would often go away on holidays. During the summer, the family would go to Scotland.
* Beatrix is described as a quiet and solitary child.
* Beatrix's father was a barrister and enjoyed amateur photography.
* Compared to her parents, Beatrix's grandparents were original...
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