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, The Yi Peoples Abstract
* According to "Chapter 1, The Yi Peoples," the seafaring tradition of the Chinese started with the Yi people because they didn't have land for agriculture.
* The Yi forefathers came from inland to the shore.
* The Yi migrated to Java, to the island of Sulawesi, Alaska,...
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