Most people think The Adventures of Tom Sawyer depicts a sunny portrayal of childhood. Others think Mark Twain makes childhood look like a nightmare. Which of these two views seems to you the most accurate assessment of the novel, and why?
Read Aloud - Chapter XXII (*please note - we are skipping Chapter XXI. You may read it on your own if you wish!)
Homework - Read and take notes on Ch XXIII-XXIV