Miss Caroline tells Scout that she shouldn't be reading or writing in cursive. She tells her to tell her dad to stop teaching her things.
Miss Maudie's House Fire
After finding gum in the knothole of the tree, Scout and Jem find a ringbox with two pennies in it. They feel bad about taking the money, so they make a plan to return it.
Scout Beats Up Francis
Scout, Dill, and Jem all write a letter to Boo Radley inviting him to come out for ice cream. Atticus catches them and tells them to leave Boo alone.
Reading to Miss Dubose
As Miss Maudie's house bursts up into flames in the middle of the night, Scout and Jem watch from a distance. Because they are so distracted by the fire, Scout does not realize the blanket that has been put around her. She later finds out that is was Boo Radley that did it, and realizes the chance she missed to see him.
After Francis tells Scout that her dad is a disgrace to the family, she punches Francis in the. She felt bad for breaking her promise to Atticus.
Jem has to read to MIss Dubose for his punishment, and Scout goes with him. She says that Miss Dubose scared her with her old looks, but she learns that she is very sick and dying.