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.
Part 1: Chapter 1 Abstract
* Travis Cornell comes to Santiago Canyon to attempt to reclaim some of the joy of life he knew as a small boy when he would explore the canyon when his family lived there
* Travis begins hiking down a deer trail when he comes to an area in which the sun is blotted out...
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