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 Frontier Fort Abstract
* The Eagle of the Ninth is the saga of Marcus Flavius Aquila, a young Roman Centurion.
* When Marcus is wounded, he decides to rescue the totem of his father's Lost Legion, the "unlucky Ninth."
* The Auxiliary cohort of the Second Roman Legion marches tirelessly along a modest British road.
* The cohort is...
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