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
* Approximately 1,000,000,000 years ago, the northwest corner of what was going to become North America developed a landmass that would eventually become Alaska.
* Geological plates shifted, and the peninsula formed with a land bridge from Asia to Alaska.
Chapter 2 Abstract
* The land bridge disappeared underwater.
* Volcanoes, earthquakes, tsunamis, and shifting plates formed mountains and lakes...
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