1. Why does Stanley think that the boys are not digging holes just to "build character" as the warden has told them?
Why do you think they are digging holes?
2. Why do you think the Warden accepted the gold tube, but was presumed by the boys to reject the fossil? Which object do you think is more interesting? Be sure to explain why.
3. How does Stanley benefit from giving the gold tube he found to X-ray? Would you do the same?