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New Literature Set : The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks

November 19, 2019

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Meghan Ricketts


Attention English teachers! Questions for Rebecca Skloot’s non-fiction work, The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks, are now available on Castle Learning! Skloot’s research about Henrietta Lacks and the HeLa cell line that was produced from Lacks’s cancer cells, has won many awards for its close examination of medical ethics. Skloot’s extensive research and relationship with the Lacks family shines a personal and sometimes painful light on scientific research practices.


There are over 120 questions covering the entire work. There are a variety of question types focusing on different reading skills. Students will be exposed to questions requiring reading skills such as: identifying factual information, making inferences and drawing conclusions, vocabulary in context, literary terms/devices, theme, mood/tone, etc. There are also several different types of questions including multiple choice, short answer, constructed response, and essay questions.


Whether you’re reading the entire work with your class or just a short selection from it, this question set is easy to navigate and will provide you with a well rounded question set to use with your students. 


Prepare students for computer based testing.

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