CHAPTER SIX on Project Gutenberg
In Tom’s school, one schoolmaster or mistress taught all the students and had to keep strict order among children anywhere from age five to twenty-one. Punishments for misbehavior were intended to embarrass and disgrace the student as much as remind them of their errant ways.
Your mission for Chapter Five:
Using the document from the website below, learn about school in the 1840s and then answer this question:
As well as sitting on the girls’ side of the classroom, what are some other punishments Tom might have experienced?