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, And You Wonder Why We Get Called the Weird Watsons Abstract
* The Watson's are huddled under a blanket on the couch trying to stay warm. Dad wants to go to Aunt Cyndey's house because her heat is working.
* Dad sends Kenny and Byron to scrape the ice off the car. Byron kisses his reflection in...
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