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Desert Solitaire Overview & Chapter Abstracts for Teachers

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Chapter Abstracts

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 First Morning Abstract

* Edward Abbey arrives at Moab, Utah, after driving 450 miles from Albuquerque, NM, to start his job as a park ranger at the 33,000-acre Arches National Monument.
* Abbey settles into the trailer provided for him and watches the sun come up.
* Seeing ravens and hearing mice reminds Abbey he is not entirely...

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This section contains 2,217 words
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