In this lesson, students read and analyze another excerpt from The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks, in which Skloot further surfaces ideas and events related to the story of Henrietta Lacks and her “contribution” to human tissue research. Students analyze the text through reading and evidence-based discussions, with specific attention paid to how Skloot unfolds the series of events and ideas by using a Tracking Events and Ideas Tool.
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Bilingual Language Progressions
These resources, developed by the New York State Education Department, provide standard-level scaffolding suggestions for English Language Learners (ELLs) to help them meet grade-level demands. Each resource contains scaffolds at multiple levels of language acquisition and describes the linguistic demands of the standards to help ELA teachers as well as ESL/bilingual teachers scaffold content for their English learning students.
From EngageNY.org of the New York State Education Department. Grade 10 ELA Module 3, Unit 1, Lesson 2.
Available from engageny.org/resource/grade-10-ela-module-3-unit-1-lesson-2; accessed 2015-05-29.
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