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.
Chapters 1 through 12 Abstract
* Cleopatra recalls that at the age of three, she witnessed her own mother's murder by drowning and her nurse taking her to the throne of the goddess, Isis, and being told that she is now the daughter of Isis.
* Cleopatra has two elder sisters--Cleopatra and Berenice--as well as a step-sister and two step-brothers...
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