Grade: Senior
Subject: Literature

#2149. The Bean Trees - Plot Summary

Literature, level: Senior
Posted Mon Feb 26 08:32:28 PST 2001 by Kerry LeBlanc (
Argyll Home Education Services Centre, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
Concepts Taught: plot summary, character, theme, point of view

This assignment asks you to summarize the plot of the story The Bean Trees.

Your work will be marked /10. If you want full marks, be sure:

-each answer is thoughtful and complete (you have included all important details)
-you have included all important events in your summary
-you have edited for punctuation, spelling, grammar
Total: /10

1) Write a short but complete plot summary of The Bean Trees. (If you aren't sure what a plot summary is, please look up "plot" and "summary" before you begin.) Include information such about setting, characters and theme, and point of view. Explain what the title has to do with the novel.