DUE TUESDAY 11/1/16
Finish reading Chapter 9 "Turner Station" and answer the following questions in your notebook:
1. What happened when Courtney "Mama" Speed tried to open a Henrietta Lacks museum?
2. Make a prediction based on the foreshadowing regarding Mr. Cofield. What do you think Cofield did?
Finish drafting at least two TE/EA paragraphs this weekend. Using the topic sentences and evidence from your graphic organizers, expand your ideas into full paragraphs. Remember! You need evidence from at least two of these additional sources:
•Norms, morals and ethics
•Article about HeLa
Links and additional info can all be found in the post below!
You need to complete at least two body paragraph sections on your graphic organizer from class today! Remember, your essay needs to include textual evidence from the novel The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks by Rebecca Skloot as well as information from at least TWO of the below sources (click any of the sources for a link to more information):
DUE MONDAY 10/24/16
Finish reading Chapter 4. Answer the following question in your notebooks:
Dr. Gey could be described as a multi-talented and self-reliant person. Why?
Give examples from the chapter that show how and why he could be described this way. Use full sentences and correctly cited text evidence to make your argument.
Finish reading Chapter 3.
In your notebooks answer the following question:
1.Analyze the consent statement that Henrietta signed at the end of the chapter. Based on this statement, do you believe that TeLinde and Gey had the right to obtain a sample from her cervix? Explain.
Please read Chapter 2 of The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks "Clover." Be prepared, as you will have a reading quiz on this chapter in class tomorrow!
DUE MONDAY 10/17/16
After reading AND annotating the article “Henrietta Lacks’ ‘Immortal’ Cells”, answer the following questions in your notebook using complete sentences.
1.What differentiates HeLa cells from other human cells?
2.Henrietta’s doctor removed her cancer tissue during an autopsy and didn’t tell her family. Do you think he should have asked her family for permission? Why or why not?
3.How would you define “informed consent”?
4.How would you define “bioethics”? Even if you don’t know the meaning of the word, based on what it looks and sounds like, what might it mean?
You must READ and ANNOTATE the article to get full homework credit.
Here is a link to the article:
Don't forget! Spiderman warned you that there could be a quiz on the information we've been learning about cancer on Monday... make sure that you study from your notes! You will not have to use information from the presentations for the quiz. If anything, there may be some general information in a bonus question.