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Tortilla Flat Overview & Chapter Abstracts for Teachers

This set of Lesson Plans consists of approximately 123 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.

Chapters 1-5 Abstract

* A man named Danny returns to the shabby district of Tortilla Flat in Monterey, California, after serving in World War I.
* Danny learns that he has inherited two houses from his grandfather, and feeling the burden of home ownership, drinks almost a gallon of red wine, resulting in his arrest.
* Danny gets out...

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