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 One and Chapter Two Abstract
* After his shift at a pizza parlor, Alex Morales hurries home thinking about college and whether he will become junior class president..
* On his way, he sees emergency vehicles and wonders what has happened.
* At home he discovers that the power and cable are out, and his mother had been...
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