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.
Chapters 1 - 5 Abstract
* Luke Garner is playing in the woods, enjoying his last moments of freedom.
* Luke is afraid he will never be let outside again.
* Luke's parents tell him that the Government forced them to sell the woods next to their house.
* The woods are being torn down to put in houses for Government workers...
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