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.
Introduction and Chapter 1 Abstract
* Omnivores faced the dilemma of being able to eat anything, but then had troubles making the right choices for health.
* America lacked a food culture.
* Pollan wanted to discover exactly what people were eating and where it came from.
Chapter Two through Chapter Four Abstract
* Pollan visited George Naylor to find out...
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