To Kill A Mockingbird Scout Journal Entry

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It was early September. The start of school was just around the corner and Dill left us. I didn’t nearly miss him as much as Scout. To me Dill was a little annoying, but I guess Scout didn’t have the same feelings. Scout acted as if the whole world was coming to an end. But as soon as she realized school was nipping at our heels she perked up some. Scout had always awed in wonder when school was mentioned, since she had never been herself. This was her first year and I wasn’t exactly comfortable with the idea of having my little sister attend the same school as me. When Atticus volunteered me to show Scout to school her first day, I wasn’t too pleased. He didn’t even ask me. When I tried to confront him about it he stopped, smiled, reached into his pocket and pulled out three shiny pennies. I took them without question. Those pennies were quite enough to get me to change my view on taking Scout to school. As Scout and I made our way to school, some troubling thoughts crossed my mind over and over again. Scout at school might not work out so well for me. If she followed me around all day like a puppy bringing up things that happened at home everyone would make fun of me. As we approached the school yard I knew I had to make it clear to her how school worked. “Scout, school’s different,” I continued to explain “You can’t…show more content…
We were finally released for recess and I decided to see how Scout was doing. I snuck away from the safety zone of my fifth grade peers to where the first graders were huddled. I pulled Scout away from them and asked her how her day was coming along. She was very upset about how her new teacher had been teaching them. By the way she made her teacher out to be I would’ve assumed she was the devil if I didn’t know how mellow dramatic my sister could be. I wanted to tell her to hush and get over it, but doing as Atticus would, I comforted

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