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.
Book 1: Chapter 1, The Eve of War Abstract
* The narrator says the Martian invasion is unpredictable, because scientists assume that Mars cannot support life.
* The narrator theorizes that life began on Mars before Earth, and that Martians began to look to other planets once their resources became scarce.
* Ogilvy, an astronomer...
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