The Sign of the Beaver Chapter Abstracts for Teachers

Elizabeth George Speare
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Chapter Abstracts

Chapter 1

* One day in 1768 in the Maine woods, Matt and his father finally complete building the cabin for their family who has not yet moved there from Massachusetts.

* Matt's father shows him how to keep track of time by cutting a notch on a stick for each day.

* Matt can hunt, fish and cook; his father leaves and Matt is alone to care for himself for seven weeks.

* Matt takes the gun and tries to shoot a squirrel, but he misses.

* He is determined to become a better shot.

Chapter 2

* Matt takes care of himself by hunting, fishing, cooking, and gardening.

* His attention to his chores keeps him busy all day.

* He frequently thinks of advice his father gave him.

* He has a feeling that someone is watching him.

* He thinks it might be Indians but knows from his father that Indians are not be feared and that...

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