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