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 Dark Child" follows a boy's journey from his earliest memories to the day he leaves his native Guinea for Paris.
* Camara's earliest memories revolve around his father's forge.
* Camara remembers seeing a snake and being fascinated with its glittering eyes.
Chapter 2 Abstract
* Camara's father is well known far and wide for his superior...
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