The House of Dies Drear Chapter Abstracts for Teachers

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Chapters 1-2

• In Chapter 1, Thomas, a 13-year-old African American boy is sitting in a car going to his new house in Ohio.

• The house his family is renting was once an important stop on the Underground Rrailroad.
• The house was built and owned by a white abolitionist that lost his life when he was caught helping slaves.

• The house was built with many secret rooms and passages.
• Rumors say that the house is haunted.

• No one lived in the house for more than a few weeks at a time.
• Dies Drear gave shelter and money to slaves on their way to Canada.

• Mr. Pluto is the caretaker of the house.

• Pluto is the Roman name of the god of the underworld Hades.

Chapters 3-4

• In Chapter 3, the Smalls arrive at the Dies Drear house. The house is imposing and the weather makes it appear frightening.

• Thomas help his...

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