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.
Jibara and Fighting Naked Abstract
* Santiago's narrative begins with "Jibara."
* When Esmeralda Santiago is four years old she and her family move to Macun.
* The family's house is made of tin.
* Santiago gets the nickname "Negi" because of her darker skin.
* Esmeralda's mother tells her to stay out of the way as her father repairs the...
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