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.
Section 1 - Part 1, Anno 1660, Actatis Suae 15, Great Harbor Abstract
* Bethia, a young girl who is the narrator, lies awake listening to her father and brother argue over a near-pagan native American coming to live with them.
* Bethia lives in an isolated home, her mother recently dead, whom Bethia believes was killed due to Bethia's transgression into...
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