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 and 2 Abstract
* Elijah and his friend, Cooter, set out to solve a mystery by following some odd tracks in the sand.
* The preacher tells them the tracks are from a dangerous snake. Elijah is scared and goes home.
Chapter 3 Abstract
* Elijah and Cooter play a trick on...
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