Give learners a chance to think deeply and hone their writing skills with this relatable and inspirational writing prompt, featuring a quote by Booker T. Washington. Students are asked to read the quote, determine the message and meaning behind it, and provide an example from their own experience—or the world at large—that relates to the quote. Designed for middle school learners, this writing exercise is a great way to invite students to reflect on the impact they have on others while helping them build important social emotional skills. This worksheet can be used to assess writing skills or as an on-demand writing prompt. Don't miss the rest of the Respond to a Quote worksheets for more thought-provoking writing prompts!