Discussion Questions

Below you will find a range of discussion questions for The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks, by Rebecca Skloot.  We have selected a diverse range of questions that provide multi-disciplinary perspectives on the book.  Hopefully, you will find questions to suit your personal or curricular needs.  You may also want to check out the Resources for Instructors listed below as well as  Rebecca Skloot's website.  In addition to these resources, you are welcome to contact the Director of Western Reads, Dawn Dietrich,  for further suggestions about how to teach the book or incorporate discussions into your specific curriculum.

Book Lust Discussion Questions
Community Reading Project
Lit Lovers Discussion Questions
Olean Public Library Reading Questions
Rebecca Skloots' Reading Group
Science Library's Discussion Questions
ScienceNetLinks
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The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks Reading Guide, Rebecca Skloot

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Kelly Edwards, U-W Bio-ethicist, Reading Questions

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Open Learning Commons Study Guide

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Questions Written by NC Upperclassmen Specifically for New Students

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TJHSST One Book Summer Reading Study Guide

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UW-Madison Common Book Program Discussion Questions


Resources for Instructors

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The Big Read's Study Guide to The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks, Professor Scott Pleasant, Coastal Carolina University

Page Updated 05.06.2013