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 author, Patricia McConnell, is an applied animal behaviorist and dog trainer.
* McConnell relates a story where she was training an aggressive mastiff in front of a large audience. The dog lunged at her when she came too close to it and made eye-contact.
* The incident illustrates the importance of controlling physical movements around...
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