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.
Author's Note Abstract
* Jon Krakauer wrote an article about Chris McCandless for OUTSIDE Magazine.
* His fascination did not end and he began researching to write the book, Into The Wild.
* Krakauer chooses to include some of his own personal history in the book.
Chapter 1, The Alaska Interior Abstract
* The public reaction to Chris's story was mostly...
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