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 Abstract
* Reader is introduced to Kit Tyler, 16-year old who is traveling to the American Colonies.
* Kit is traveling alone to the colonies from Barbados.
* There are several characters who are on the boat ride with Kit such as Mr. Holbrook, who is studying to be a minister
Chapter 2 Abstract
* The Cruff family is on...
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