Chapter 6 - Tom Meets Becky Thatcher


Tom is the center of attention because he can spit in an interesting way with a missing tooth.
What makes someone the center of attention in FPMS on 7UP?

Tom Sawyer (like all respectable children) has been told he cannot hang out with Huckleberry Finn. Have you ever been told you cannot hang out with someone? Why? What did you do?

What makes someone a "bad influence"?

Tom and Huck go over different ways that they know to cure warts. What are the different ways? There are many other ways - check out these websites:

Old Wives' Tales #1
English Wart Solutions
More Solutions to Pesky Warts

These are called "Old Wives Tales" or superstitions. Find a valid definition for "superstition" and for "Old Wives' Tales". Then find different ones to share with the class (check out the websites below). Do you know any already?

Superstition #1
Superstition #2
Superstition #3
Superstition #4
Superstition #5
Superstition #6

Tom and Huck are clearly good friends. What makes a good friendship?