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.
Book One: The Thing Was, Chapter 1-Chapter 2 Abstract
* These chapters summarize the Galapagos Islands in 1986 from the point of view of a narrator a million years into the future who theorizes how animals arrived on the Island.
Book One: The Thing Was, Chapter 3 Abstract
* We meet James Wait who is awaiting the Bahia de Darwin's maiden...
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