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, June 1861 Abstract
* Soldier's Heart based on a true story of a 15-year-old boy named Charley Goddard who lies about his age to join the Volunteers of Minnesota to fight in the Civil War.
* The story begins in June of 1861 and Charley is caught up in the excitement of all...
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