To Kill a Mockingbird: Chapter 5
-Where do Scout and Jem start finding gifts?
Jem and Scout find gifts in the knothole of the tree.
-What do they find? List all the items.
They find sticks of gum, 2 Indian head pennies, a pocket watch, 2 soap carved dolls, twine, and a spelling bee medal. -Jem decided they could continue playing their game if they did what? Jem decided they could continue playing their game if they changed the name of the characters. Jem also decided to send Boo a note asking him politely to come out and they would buy him ice cream. -Who did Jem send a note to and what did it say?
Jem wrote a note to Boo in the knothole which was Boo Radley to thank him for the gray ball of twine, the soap carvings, the gum, the spelling bee medal, and the pocket watch. And also the note said “We're askin' him real politely to come out sometimes, and tell us what he does in there- we said we wouldn't hurt him and we'd buy him an ice cream." -Why does Scout start hanging out with Ms. Maudie, their neighbor? Scout start hanging out with Ms. Maudie because Dill and Jem have made her feel unwelcomed in their games. -What does Ms. Maudie say about Boo? Why is he so strange, according to her? What she tells Scout about Boo Radley is that she believes Boo is still alive. She says that he never comes out of the house simply because he does not want to. And that he is so strange because he had an incredibly strict Baptist father.
- What happens when Jem, Scout and Dill sneak into the Radley’s backyard? Someone shoots at them with a shotgun.
-Why did the kids spit themselves dry?
When the kids are going to Radley house and they spit on the gate so that when they open it, it doesn’t squeak. - What sound shattered the neighborhood?
The sound that shattered the neighborhood was the roar of Mr. Nathan Radley shooting his shotgun. -How did Dill explain the loss of Jem's pants to the crowd in front of the Radley...