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
* Richard Clarke is in the Ronald Reagan Building when Lisa calls him about the World Trade Center. He heads to the White House immediately.
* At the White House, Clarke meets with Vice President Cheney and National Security Adviser Condoleezza Rice. They agree to not assume the attack is over and to evacuate the White...
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