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.
The Last Planet, pp. 1-41 Abstract
* The Last Planet of the Last Continent is Discworld, which is a largely flat planet.
* Discworld moves through space propelled by and on the back of a turtle bearing four elephants.
* There is mention of the myth of the old man who carries the universe around in a leather bag...
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