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.
Introduction Poem | Part 1, Chapter 1 Abstract
* The poem summarizes the tragedy of the demise of the Native American Indian.
* The poem summarizes the specific course of Tom Black Bull, the main character.
* Chapter 1 introduces a number of the main characters: George Black Bull; his wife, Bessie; and Tom, their son who is five years old.
* George has...
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