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 Betrothed, The Bridegroom, and The Rose and the Thistle Abstract
* The novel opens with Margaret, the oldest of the Tudor children, age 12, Henry, the heir of the throne, age 10, and Mary, the youngest, age 6.
* It quickly becomes clear that Margaret and Henry are sometimes at odds, even in youth. Henry is vain and enjoys attention...
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