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Amaya ButlerDr. SplawnENG 132-01March 9, 2019The Lesson That I soon LearnedIn the short story “The Lesson” by Bambara, there were many great life lessons to learn within the short story. In the story the teacher Miss Moore develops a relationship with a few of her students later taking them to a very expensive toy store. While in the store the students later learn an important lesson from Miss Moore in the most unique way. Miss Moore relationship with the kids is almost as if she is there mentor and they are the mentored. Also, their relationship is like Miss Moore is their older sister. She is always tries to teach them about money and about the differences in society due to social classes and wealth. She wanted to give them life lessons early on in their life to prepare them for the real world in the future. She always taught them the life lessons in an understandable way she never tried to make them feel less than what they were.