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.
Chapters 1-4 Abstract
* Miranda is a sixth grade student in the late 1970s and lives with her single-parent mother in an apartment building in New York City.
* Miranda compares a postcard which has come from the producers of the game show, The $20,000 Pyramid, to one of four odd notes she has received over the past few...
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