JOURNAL ENTRY - CH. 1-3

What\'s Happening
My Thinking
Ch. 1
Scout the narrator remembers that her brother Jem got his arm broken when he was thirteen.
Luckily, Jem\'s arm doesn\'t interfere with his mad football skills, so he doesn\'t really care about it much.
From the children\'s point-of-view, their most compelling neighbour is Boo Radley, a recluse whom none of them has ever seen.
They make plans to make Boo Radley come out.
Ch. 2
Summer\'s over, and Dill heads back home to Meridian.
Jem takes Scout to school .
Scout\'s teacher, Miss Caroline Fisher, is new to teaching, new to Maycomb, and mortified that Scout already knows how to read and write.
Ch. 3
Jean Louise catches Walter Cunningham in the schoolyard and beats him up because she got in trouble because of him, but Jem stops her.
Jem invites Walter to come home for lunch with Scout and him.
Scout really doesn\'t like school so she goes home and makes a plan to run away.

Scout\'s brother Jem, broke his arm when he was thirteen. They make a plan for Boo Radley to come out who is their most compelling neighbour which none of them have ever seen. In chapter 2 Jem takes scout to school and Miss Caroline Fisher Scout\'s teacher is mortified knowing that Scout already knows how to read and write. Scout doesn\'t like going to school so she plans to run away.

Key Quotations


Themes


New Vocabulary


Type of reading: Resistant reading or dominant reading?






Reader\'s reaction/opinions  supported with evidence 
from  the text









Why they\'re important/What\'s the author\'s message? What is the purpose of the text?








My thinking/interpretations  about the meaning or significance.








Text reference/In my head reference







What I know about the  word/how it connects to the text







Why?