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.
* Big Red, also known as Man 'o War, prepares to race against Triple Crown champion Sir Barton.
* Big Red's trainer reminds the jockey to let the horse run his own race.
* Big Red wins the race.
Chapter 1 Abstract
* Friends urge Mr. Riddle, Big Red's owner, to send the horse to England to run in...
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