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 through 5 Abstract
* Silas Heap heads home after visiting Galen, the Physik Woman, to get herbs for Septimus.
* He can see the castle and senses something nearby, investigates, and finds a baby in a blanket.
* He reaches the Gatekeeper just in time to cross the drawbridge before it is raised for the night.
* He gives Gringe...
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