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.
Introduction, The Missing Conqueror Abstract
* As a child, Genghis Khan came from an outcast family, acquired no formal education, and was picked on often by his older brothers.
* However, as a leader of the Mongols, Genghis Khan conquered more land and people in one quarter-century than the Romans did in 400 years.
* Genghis Khan's tactic of forming...
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