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The Sign of the Beaver Chapter Summary & Analysis - Chapter 7 Summary

Elizabeth George Speare
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Chapter 7 Summary

Matt wakes the next morning with slight foreboding about the task of teaching Attean to read. He decides that Attean might not even show up for his first lesson, and if he does, he probably will not get very far into the alphabet before he quits the lessons altogether. Just in case, Matt lays out a plan to begin to teach the alphabet to the Indian boy. He decides he will find something to represent each letter, and he begins to look around the room for things to use for the first letters of the alphabet.

Attean does arrive, swinging a large rabbit for Matt to use for food. While Matt thanks him, Attean does not seem friendly or even responsive to him. The lessons begin. They do not last long, however. Matt begins the lesson by showing Attean that the letter "A" represents the word "arm...

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