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.
Book of Abigail Abstract
* It is the month of November, and everything is quiet around the Howland home.
* For Abby, things are too quiet.
* Her oldest children are away at boarding school in New Orleans, while the younger two are getting ready for supper.
Book of William Abstract
* Abby waters the geraniums, while noting the changes...
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