Essay Topics/Writing Assignments
These 20 essay questions can be used as essay questions on a test, or as stand-alone essay topics for a take-home or in-class writing assignment. Students should have a full understanding of the text in order to answer these questions. They ask for a thorough analysis of the text.
1. Explain what prompted Mrs. Paley to take notes on her observations about her class that later turn into her book "White Teacher."
2. Compare the differences in the Chicago school and the schools Mrs. Paley taught in in the south.
3. Describe how Mrs. Paley finally gained her first black student's trust and what that meant for Mrs. Paley as a teacher.
4. Discuss what Mrs. Paley protested for and how it ultimately connected to her desire for her classroom. Explain what Mrs. Paley really wanted to accomplish in her classroom.
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