The town, Maycomb is introduced. Scout is the narrator. Scout has an older brother, named Jem. Scouts mother passed away when she was younger and her fathers a lawyer. Scout is known to be a tomboy.
Miss Caroline finds out that Atticus taught Scout how to read. Miss Caroline seems upset that Scout is educated. Scout gets upset and complains to Jem, when Jem, later on, explains its because she is trying a new teaching method.
Scout catches Walter in the schoolyard and beats him up for being the reason why she gets in trouble but Jem stops her. Jem invites Walter to come over for lunch because he feels bad for what Scout did.
The knothole is discovered. Scout reached her hand in it and discovered pieces of chewing gum. She chews both of the pieces. He freaks out and makes her spit it out.
Jem and Dill become even closer and Scout began to feel left out. As a result, Scout began to hang out with Miss. Maudie and they began to grow very close.
Jem and Dill plan to sneak over to the Radley house in order to get a peek through the shutter.Jems pants ended up getting caught on the fence while trying to do so.