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
* Correll, the storekeeper, gives 12 soldiers some ammunition to use for target practice.
* German soldiers invade the town while they are away, and kills 6 of them when they run back into town.
Chapter 2 Abstract
* Lanser politely requests an audience with the Mayor. It is revealed that Correll was the liaison that allowed the invasion to...
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