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Summarising: Boy Overboard

Read or listen to chapter 1 of Boy Overboard by Morris Gleitzman. Write a summary of this chapter. Think about: CHARACTERS Who were the main characters involved in this section of the novel? What was their involvement? Why are these characters so important to the storyline? What impact do they have? You might find a meaningful quote from or about a character. EVENTS List one main event that happened in this section of the book. How has this event impacted on the characters or the meaning of the story? SETTING Describe the setting that the event took place in. Include a quote that describes the setting. How did the setting impact the story?

5th Grade, Reading
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