Response Paper On ' Kill A Mockingbird '

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Roselyn Sharma Thursday, June 5, 2014 Honors English 10 Summer Work: Response Journal To Kill a Mockingbird Reading Section 1: Chapters 1-3 Issue: Education Active Reader Strategy: Making Predictions Quote: "By the way, Scout, you 'd better not say anything at school about our agreement" (31). Response: In the first section of reading, Scout, also known as Jean Louise Finch, lives in the 1930 's during the time of the Great Depression. She lives with her father, Atticus, brother, Jem, and cook, Calpurnia. Scout and Jem meet a guest at their neighbors house who is staying in the town of Maycomb, Alabama every summer from then on. His name is Dill and he is around the same age are Scout, six years old. They talk about a house that is in their neighborhood constantly. A man named Mr. Radley lived there with his wife and two sons for a very long. The kids were talking about how he "bought cotton". This was supposed to be a polite term for doing nothing. They continue to talk together telling Dill all the things that happen in this small, sleepy town. Then the book fast forwards to them saying goodbye to Dill because he was going home. Once Dill leaves it was almost time for Scout and Jem to start school again in a few days. On the first day of school Jem drops Scout off to her first grade class. He explains to her not to come to him in recess. He will stay with his fifth grade class and she will stay with her class. Scout was a
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