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 Abstract
* The book opens with Cosimo and his family sitting down to the last meal Cosimo will eat on the ground for the rest of his life.
* The meal to which they are sitting is made of snails that the boys try to lure out of a barrel by means of a trail of honey...
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