Reading an Essay Prompt Activity

Directions: Read the following essay prompts. First, decide what type of essay the prompt is asking you to write. A word box has been given to help you choose. Then, underline the clue words in the prompt that helped you to decide the type of essay you are being asked to write. An example has been done for you. Ex. Are schools responsible for making kids fat? Should school cafeterias be required...
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The Things I Can’t Teach Teachers Part 2

I cannot teach my soon-to-be-teachers the necessary tone, the proper words, for addressing a  student whose performance or attendance has suddenly and inexplicably dropped below any reasonable level of acceptance, just as I can't teach them the importance of (and difficulty of maintaining) eye contact with baffled or angry or exhausted parents.  I can't teach them to roll with the legal punches...
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