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A Simple Writing Prompt To Accompany Martin Luther King, Jr.’s Essay, “The Purpose Of Education”



I’ve previously – and often – shared Martin Luther King Jr’s essay, “The Purpose Of Education.”

Here’s a simple writing prompt I plan to use with it:

What does Martin Luther King, Jr. say is the purpose of education? Do you agree with him? To support your opinion, be sure to include specific examples drawn from your own experience, your observations of others, or any of your readings.

I’m adding this post to:

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Author: Larry Ferlazzo

I'm a high school teacher in Sacramento, CA.

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