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Lesson Learned Essay

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Teachers need to get through students on order to teach a student. Some students might not show up or care about the class. Teachers of elementary schools have the hardest because the kids just want to play, goof around and don’t listen. Elementary teachers have hard time teaching young uneducated students just like Miss Moore with her uneducated children from the neighborhood, in the story “The Lesson” by Toni Cade Bambara. Miss Moore teaches the students how to take the first step toward a better education just like elementary teachers, her teaching method were to show how the upper class lived in comparison to the children but she could have though them differently by giving rewards for ...view middle of the document...

Also Miss Moore teaches them discipline, Sylvia feels uncomfortable walking into the toy store even though her and Sugar thought of running into a church and making noise, here shows that Miss Moore teaches them discipline something that education can teach you to go a better way. The main lesson Miss Moore is trying to teach is to get them to see that they don’t have to work just as hard like their parent that are never home and financially struggling daily. She is trying to teach them that education will help them not work as hard and have a better life than they currently do.
Lastly, the way Miss Moore taught her lesson to the students was very affective. By showing them what they never seen before made them realize how different they are. Showing her students that education can get you a better job in future so you can afford better things or even the things they don’t have currently and would like to have. Method she used also taught discipline to the students which is a very important part that Miss Moore’s students didn’t have.
Although there are some methods that Miss Moore could have done to educated them even better. After taking them to one of the expensive toy store Miss Moore and showing the students...

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