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
* Recently returned from the Korean War, Medal of Honor honoree Sergeant Raymond Shaw pays a visit to a soldier's family; he is due in Washington within the week to accept his Medal of Honor, and so Shaw's taking time out to visit the family of a fallen comrade is news for a local reporter...
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