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
* Charlotte is a young lady of a wealthy family who is being led by a hired man to the Seahawk, a ship that is to take her back to her home in America.
* When Mr. Grummage tells Charlotte that Captain Jaggery is the captain of the Seahawk, the man carrying her luggage drops it...
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