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, Cache Lake, Portage to Contentment Abstract
* John J. "Jim" Rowlands, the author, came upon Cache Lake unexpectedly in a remote section of the North Country.
* He returned a week later and operated his position for a lumber company from a temporary camp there.
* Jim was surprised to find an...
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