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, The Three Adventurers Abstract
* Caddie, Warren, and Tom cross the river to visit the Indian Camp even though they can't swim.
* Hetty sees them and runs to tell their mother on them. Caddie's mother is nervous about the Indians but kind to them.
* The Indians like seeing the Woodlawn children and are fascinated by their...
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