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 novel opens in San Francisco, California.
* The main character, Amir, receives a phone call from an old friend of his father in Pakistan.
* Amir goes for a walk and sees children flying kites, which reminds him of his childhood in Afghanistan.
Chapter 2 Abstract
* Amir travels back in time, remembering his childhood friend and...
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