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.
Prologue, Chapters 1-4 Abstract
* In the Prologue, the owner of High Glen finds an iron collar with the inscription "1767" and wonders about the story behind it.
* Twins Mack and Esther McAsh walk by High Glen on their way to church where they see Sir George Jamisson arriving before them.
* Mack has worked in the coal mines...
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