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
* The story opens at the king's grand feast. Prince Brat causes mischief and ties all of the men's wigs to their chairs so when they stand up, the wigs fall off.
* The king sees the prince laughing at this and calls in the whipping boy, Jemmy, to receive the prince's punishment.
* The whipping boy...
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