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 Beach Abstract
* On the night of September 7, 1900, Isaac Monroe Cline had an explicable feeling of foreboding.
* Isaac had been assigned in 1891 to open the Texas Section of the new US Weather Bureau and was lauded for his service for making his station one of the best in the country.
* Isaac saw himself more than...
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