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.
Chapter 1 Abstract
* "King of Shadows" opens in Cambridge, Massachusetts, in 1999, where the Company of Boys is playing a series of theatre games on their first day of rehearsal.
* The purpose of the games is to create trust and camaraderie among the boys, which will help their performances.
* The Company of Boys has twenty-four members, including the...
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