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
* Alexander was born to King Philip of Macedonia and his third wife Olympias in 356 BC in Pella.
* King Philip inherited a Macedonia that was weak, a mere buffer between nations.
Chapter 2 Abstract
* King Philip used discipline and a knowledge of tactics to form Macedonia's infantry, the Foot Companions, into a formidable force.
* Under Philip...
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