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
* Matty lives with a blind man known as Seer in Village where everyone is welcomed.
* Matty recalls his childhood in a village where people with afflictions were often killed.
* Matty has a friend named Jean who is the daughter of the school teacher named Mentor, who also has a defect.
* Matty is a messenger...
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