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 opening chapter introduces the reader to each of the characters traveling to Indian Island.
* Indian Island is the home of a mansion built by an American millionaire that has recently been sold under somewhat mysterious circumstances.
* As Justice Wargrave is en route to Indian Island, he reflects upon its history and the rumors...
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