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    Dual Credit Biology

    Summer Reading 2018

     

    The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks

     

    This book is required reading.

     

    You can find it online or you may rent one of my copies (first come, first serve) for $10 (cash).

     

    You will be tested on characters and content the first week of school: Friday 8/24/18

     

    You will also complete a writing assignment tying the book to the content covered in the first couple chapters of the course: due Friday 8/31/18

    Writing assignment information will be posted on my webpage by early-August.

     

    You will also participate in 5 FlipGrid discussions with specific prompts.  You will receive more information on that on the first day of class.



    Grading Criteria is as follows: (100 points total)

    Reading Assessment = 38 points

    Characters = 18 points

    Important Events = 20 points

     

    FlipGrid Discussions = 25 points

    5 responses = 5 points each

     

    Writing Assignment = 37 points

    Content depth = 12 points

    Vocabulary usage = 5 points

    Essay organization = 5 points

    Logical and purposeful writing = 10 points

    Grammatical correctness = 5 points