To Kill A Mockingbird Chapter 3 Comprehension Questions

How does Walter claim he almost died his first year of school? Eating Mr Radley’s pecans
Why has Walter been unable to pass the first grade? can’t go to school because he has to help on the farm
What does Walter do at dinner that surprises Scout? pours syrup all over his food
What does Calpurnia tell Scout as a result of her outburst? you treat people well regardless of their background
What do the kids first think causes Miss Caroline to scream? What is the real reason she screams? A mouse. A lice or cootie.
Why do you think the Ewell children only come to school on the first day? What do you think is the reason many Maycomb children need to stay at home for the rest of the year? So they don’t get in trouble with the law. poor children had to work on the farm.
What is your reaction to the way Burris treated Miss Caroline? very rude
What is Atticus’s solution when Scout tells him that she doesn’t want to go back to school? they make a compromise
What do we learn about the Ewell family from Scout and Atticus’s conversation? Bob Ewell is a drunk that leaves his kids hungry and is allowed to hunt out of season so the kids might have a chance of getting fed. The children have to take care of themselves and live in filth

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