Choose one of these two prompts to respond to:
Based on Blumes essay The issue is whether parents have the right to demand that schools censor their childrens reading materials. In your opinion, do they, and if so how should they exercise that right?
Based on Kozols essay Why would an illiterate society be more likely to become less democratic?
Your answer should consist of a well-developed paragraph, which means your first sentence should answer the question(s) (i.e., topic sentence), and the following sentences should support the topic sentence. The paragraph should be unified and coherent with specific supporting details or examples from the story. The sentences should be clear, concise, and arranged in a logical order. Transitions, pronouns, and repetition should be used to provide coherence. The paragraph should follow an argument format.