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 Red Tent offers the Biblical character of Dinah to tell her story.
* Dinah is angry that her story has been forgotten by the reader.
* She emphasizes the importance of women and their right to pass their stories on from generation to generation.
My Mother's Stories, Chapter 1 Abstract
* The prologue grips the reader's attention...
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