It's the yearly lottery all the children are gathering stones and they fathers and mothers are working.
Mr.Hutchinson's name got called and he pick out a piece of paper and went back to his spot after all the names were called they opened the piece of paper and he saw that he had it. Tessie started saying it wasn't fair and that he didn't have enough time.
The whole family goes up to the box. Mr. Summers shakes up the box and then they all pick their papers out.
The whole family is standing there they open their paper one by one and then Tessie opens it and see the black dot and screams.
She screams and cries saying its not fair or right. Then the people stone her and she gets hit in the head with one.