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
* The story is about the last people on earth waiting to die of radiation poisoning after a world nuclear war was written and set in the time of the Cold War.
* With so many small nations developing nuclear capability today, the story is perhaps even more relevant than it was in the 1950s and...
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