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, The Endless Beginning Abstract
* In THE 12TH PLANET, Zecharia Sitchin argues that Earth's solar system includes an additional planet called Shar. This planet came near Earth every 3600 years.
* The planet was inhabited by advanced alien beings called Nefilim.
* Many of Sitchin's theories are based on the myths, rituals, and beliefs of the ancient Sumerian culture...
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