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Water for Elephants Overview & Chapter Abstracts for Teachers

Sara Gruen
This set of Lesson Plans consists of approximately 125 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.

Prologue Abstract

* Jacob is having lunch at the circus where he works when the signal for trouble is sounded.
* Jacob rushes to the Big Top to find Marlena, someone he clearly cares for.

Chapter 1 Abstract

* Jacob sees someone kill a man,but does not identify this person.
* The scene at the big top happened many years...

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This section contains 2,208 words
(approx. 8 pages at 300 words per page)
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