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
* Willie, Petey, and Jenny ask the sponsor of their American Legion baseball team to change the logo on their ball caps.
* Mr. Sampson, the sponsor, refuses because he likes the advertising.
* Later, the team prepares for the Eastern Montana American Legion Championship.
* Johnny assures Willie that...
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