Dill dares Jem to go and touch the house of Boo Radley. Scout is also there watching it happen. They kids want Mr. Radley to leave the house and come outside. The kids proceed to run away after the house was touched.
The teacher, Miss Caroline, hits Scout with a ruler when Scout explains how Walter will not be able to pay her back. Scout then proceeds to stand in the corner for the rest of the class.
Atticus tells Scout they can still read together as long as she keeps atending school and she does not tell Miss Caroline.