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 2 | Chapter 3 Abstract
* At precisely seven minutes past midnight, the narrator sees a dog lying on the grass on Mrs. Shears' lawn, apparently asleep.
* He recognizes the dog as Wellington, Mrs. Shears' standard poodle.
* The dog has been impaled on a garden fork, the tines passing all the way through Wellington's body, pinning the dog to...
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