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
* Rusty-James is sitting on the beach when he runs into Steve Hays, an old friend from back home. It has been five or six years since Rusty-James has seen Steve, who is going to college now to become a teacher.
* It takes a while for Rusty-James to recognize Steve. Rusty-James says his memory is...
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