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.
Book 1: Chapters 1-5 Abstract
* In this section, Sir Phillip and his wife give birth to their first and only child, a girl named Stephen, the name Sir Phillip picked out after the conception when he was praying for a boy.
* As a young girl, Stephen grows to have a crush on one of the housemaids, Collins...
This section contains 2,048 words
(approx. 7 pages at 300 words per page)