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 TESTAMENT by John Grisham opens with the inner thoughts of Troy Phelan. He explains that he is an old man and ready to die.
* He detests his family, which consists of his three ex-wives and seven children amongst them. He is worth eleven billion dollars.
* Some think he is crazy because he...
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