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 Abstract
* Christopher accepts James's invitation to come to a fancy dinner party.
Chapter 2 Abstract
* Christopher sees Sarah Hemmings for the first time and is advised against speaking to her by an older gentleman.
Chapter 3 Abstract
* Christopher runs into Colonel Chamberlain
* Christopher is irritated by how the Colonel remembers his disposition on the trip from Shanghai...
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