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 Dwarves in the Stable Abstract
* In the Introduction to "Telling Secrets," the author explains why telling secrets is important to us, the human family.
* He explains that the focus of his first two biographies were on the "headlines" of his life while this third autobiography, "Telling Secrets," focuses on what he calls the "interior" of...
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