English 1A – Essay #2 – THE MEANING OF EDUCATION: 120 points
You have completed writing the summary of one of the essays given below. You have also written the thesis statement for the same essay you have chosen to write about. Now, you need to write a rough draft of Essay 2 that is given below.
Note: Turnitin will be turned on for Final Draft of Essay 2.
In 3 1/2-4 full pages + Works Cited page (750-1000 words; MLA format) write an essay in which you formulate an evidence-based argument to analyze the purpose(s) of education in ONE of the essays you read. What are the problems the author sees in education in the U.S.? Where do you stand on the issues she/he raises and the conclusions she/he draws? There is no need to use outside sources for this essay.
Choose ONE of the following essays on ‘Education’ to respond to from Chapter 14 ( 4th Edition)
Mark Emundson, Who Are You and What Are You Doing?
Susan Dynarski, Why American Schools Are Even More Unequal Than We Thought
Nikole Hannah-Jones, School Segregation, the Continuing Tragedy Of Ferguson
Though the majority of your essay 2 is focusing on ONE of the above essays, you may refer to the other articles and texts from the class so far in your essay. You may also repurpose your summary and discussion boards for this essay. (Don’t just cut and paste – actually revise your written work so that it meets the terms of this assignment.) Do not forget to Label the Summary and transition Sentence (from the summary to the thesis statement), and the Thesis Statement.
Also, use a transitional word and the beginning of each body paragraph.
Introduction: 3/4 page: Hook,