For each topic/issue on your Surfacing Issues Tool, there are a wide variety of questions to be asked! Consider what YOU find interesting and what you would like to know more about as you are generating questions. For tonight's HW, you will focus on generating some inquiry questions.
You must come up with 5 inquiry questions for at least two issues/topics. Check out the guidelines and model below for assistance.
The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks by Rebecca Skloot is a text that helps generate potential topics and issues that can drive the research process. Issues and topics that are in the text will be used to pose inquiry questions. These inquiry questions will help you discover potential areas of investigation within a research topic. When generating inquiry questions, it is a good idea to brainstorm as many as possible before selecting and refining the richest ones. Here are several to help you get started:
Considering the work we did in class today: What is the impact of the order in which Skloot unfolds events and ideas in this passage (164-169)?
•Evidence of reflection and analysis of the text.
•Relevant and sufficient textual evidence.
Starter Sentence: The impact of the order in which Skloot unfolds events and ideas in this passage is that her choices support the Lacks family’s claims about black Americans and Johns Hopkins Hospital...
Finish reading “Part 2: Death” of The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks by Rebecca Skloot (Chapters 20-22, pp. 152-176) and complete the questions below.
Central Idea= The point(s) that the author wants you to remember to most. The most important idea(s), point(s) or issue(s) from the text.
Do you approve or not approve of the idea of scientists creating human-animal hybrids for research? Why? Use evidence from Chapter 18 to explain your reasoning.
Read Chapter 17 for homework tonight and answer at least two of the questions you came up with during QFT today. Questions should be answered in your notebooks.
Prepare for a reading quiz on this chapter as well!
DUE MONDAY 11/21/16
Your final drafts for your mastery work essays are due MONDAY 11/16. The final drafts must be:
You must hand in your original draft along with your final draft. The same rubric will be used.
1. If you are revising your essay for Monday, you must now include a counterclaim paragraph in the final draft.
2. If you are NOT revising your essay, you must still hand in a counterclaim paragraph! Only separate.
Further information on how to write a counterclaim is available below.
Finish reading chapter 16 for homework! In your notebooks, answer the following questions:
1. How did Henrietta's family inhered the land that became known as Lacks town?
2. Compare and contrast the attitudes that the white an black Lacks family members have about race and their interconnections.
DUE MONDAY 11/14
Read Chapter 14 over the weekend and answer the following questions, in FULL sentences, on a separate sheet of paper to be handed in:
1.Why did the authors of the two articles want to include Henrietta’s name in the articles?
2.What was Gey’s position on using Henrietta’s name?
3.Summarize the various factual errors that appeared in the stories about HeLa.
4.Why didn’t Henrietta’s family know that her cells were still alive?
Finish reading Chapter 13 "The HeLa Factory"
Could there be a quiz? Hmm...I wonder.
B BLOCK ONLY: Make a list of all of the discoveries and technologies associated with HeLa cells.
EVERYONE: Consider which example you want to illustrate/explain for class tomorrow.
The draft for your mastery work is due MONDAY 11/7 at the start of class! You must have your work ready to be handed in as soon as you enter the classroom. If it is handed in at any other time, it will be considered LATE.
Your mastery work should include the following elements, in the following order:
If you are missing any of the above elements, you will lose points on your mastery work. Please be sure to include ALL of the proper elements in the correct order!
IN ADDITION...if you receive an 80% or above on your draft, then you do not need to resubmit a final paper. Ensure that you have a strong draft, and do your best to type it. Of course, if you wish to hand in a final paper regardless, it will not be turned away. Good luck this weekend!
**NOTE: If you did not complete the TE/EA paragraph reflection for Part 1: Life of The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks, you must finish it and also hand it in on Monday.