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
* An unnamed old man walks home from work and comes upon a dog fight. He notices the dog being attacked is a redbone hound.
* The old man helps the hound out of the fight and takes him home.
* He feeds the dog and nurses his wounds.
Chapter 2 Abstract
* The dog leaves, presumably for the...
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