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.
Preface and Part 1, Chapter I Abstract
* The novel is the last installment of books about a group of Swedish immigrants who settled in Minnesota and became American citizens.
* Karl Oskar Nilsson, owner of the first settlement at Chisago Lake, is harrowing his fields when his oldest son, Johan, returns from town and tells his father that...
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