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The Year of Magical Thinking Overview & Chapter Abstracts for Teachers

This set of Lesson Plans consists of approximately 139 pages of tests, essay questions, lessons, and other teaching materials.
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Chapter Abstracts

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 Abstract

* Nine months ago, Joan's husband John suffered a sudden, massive coronary.
* Joan and John sat down to dinner in the living room of their apartment in New York.
* At the same time, their daughter Quintana had been in the hospital unconscious for five days suffering from pneumonia.
* Quintana had been taken to the emergency...

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