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The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks Lesson Plan

Bringing in Technology

Throughout the study of The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks, students with disabilities should have the option of using dictation software for writing assignments, text-to-speech software for reading assignments, or any other ADA-mandated technological accommodations.

Many of the classroom activities in this lesson plan incorporate technology, especially for research and presentation purposes.

Day 1: Students will use the internet to research the Tuskegee Syphilis Study.

Day 2: Students will use the internet to research the polio epidemic and use presentation software to aid in sharing their research with the class.

Day 3: Students will use the internet for research to prepare for a...

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