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.
Chapters 1-10 Abstract
* The Laxdaela Saga beings in the Kingdom of Norway in the late 9th century.
* The current king of Norway is King Harald Fine-Hair.
* As King Harald consolidates power to unify Norway, some chieftains decide to settle the new territory of Iceland instead.
* One such chieftain is...
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