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.
The Governor's Task Force Abstract
* Dr. Travis Barlow is summoned to the office of the governor of Texas, where he is introduced to a group of four people: Ransom Rusk, Lorenzo Quimper, Lorena Cobb, and Professor Efrain Garza.
* The governor wants a report in time for the Texas Sesquicentennial. It is to emphasize what makes Texas...
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