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.
Apple Picking Season Abstract
* Anna slices an apple and takes it to the rector; he will not eat.
* She takes two apples and feeds them to the rector's horse.
* There are not many people around to do work; the village is quiet and desolate.
Ring of Roses Abstract
* Elizabeth Bradford comes and demands to see the...
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