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, Making of a Marine Abstract
* Sledge enlists in the Marine Corps after completing his freshman year. Edward, an older brother, is a second lieutenant in the Army and Sledge wants to enter combat operations.
* Sledge and about half of his class deliberately flunk out of their Officers Training Course and are...
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