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 | Chapter 2 Abstract
* It is the beginning of the French and Indian War in picturesque upper New York.
* Deerslayer and Harry March emerge from the woods and seek out Thomas Hutter and his family.
* To get to the house called Muskrat Castle, they have to go by canoe and when they arrive, they find it empty...
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