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.
Play One, Masters of the Trade Abstract
* On the Kentucky frontier in 1775, a Scottish trader named Earl Tod is dozing by his campfire when a noise from the woods awakens him.
* Todd calls out a Cherokee greeting that isn't answered, and then calls out a threat in English.
* A white man named Michael Rowen emerges from...
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