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, pgs. 1-21 Abstract
* It is Christmas Eve, and three hundred Chicanos gather in front of St. Basil's Church to demonstrate against the wealthy of Beverly Hills.
* The marchers have been told they can enter the church, but when they reach the top of the stairs, they see an usher on the other side mouthing the...
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