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Life on the Mississippi Overview & Chapter Abstracts for Teachers

This set of Lesson Plans consists of approximately 110 pages of tests, essay questions, lessons, and other teaching materials.
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Chapter Abstracts

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 1-15 Abstract

* In Chapter 1, Twain described the Mississippi River, which spreads over 1,300 miles, as the longest and most crooked river.
* Chapter 2, he discussed the different explorers who explored the river, like Marquette, DeSoto, LaSalle, and Joliet. The settlers were warned by the Indians about the dangers of the river.
* Chapter 3 included observations about the river...

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