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 Rebels Abstract
* When the British leave Boston, many colonialists believe the war is over, but George Washington is not certain.
* George Washington believes the British will strike again, so he disperses his troops in New York City.
* George Washington is convinced this is where the British will strike next.
* George Washington is not the first...
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