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 Evacuation Order No. 19 Abstract
* WHEN THE EMPEROR WAS DIVINE is the story of a Japanese-American family from Berkeley, California, who was forced to relocate to internment camps during World War II.
* The novel begins in the spring of 1942 as the family is preparing to report for internment.
* Signs all over town have instructed all people...
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