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.
Part 1: Chapters 1-2 Abstract
* In Chapter 1, Frederiek, or Frikkie, arrives at his uncle's farm during his school break and goes in search of Tengo, the son of his uncle's boss-boy and the household cook.
* Frikkie is treated with a great deal of respect by all who meet him because it is well known that he will...
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