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.
Part 1: Chapters 1-3 Abstract
* Moose and his family move to San Francisco where his dad just got a new job as an electrician on Alcatraz.
* Moose's mother wanted to move there so they could be close to a school that helps children with disabilities.
Part 1: Chapters 4-7 Abstract
* His first night on the island, Moose is...
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