"The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks: An Introduction to Jim Crow and the Great Migrations" is a CCRSAE-aligned unit plan targeted for GLE 4–8.9. The unit consists of four (4) lessons that make use of the book The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks by Rebecca Skloot.

This page contains the documents pertaining to Lesson THREE. Please visit the unit page for the other lessons and unit documents, including the final project.

In addition to the documents listed below, Lesson Three uses the following resources:

Additional materials needed for Lesson Three:

  • colored pencils
  • access to the websites used in this lesson, listed in the Narrative Guide
  • Character Template (Final Project)
Topic Area
CCRSAE (College and Career Readiness Standards for Adult Education)
Professional Standards
EBRI (Evidence-Based Reading Instruction)
Social Studies
STAR (STudent Achievement in Reading)
Media Type
Resource Type
PD Center
SABES English Language Arts Curriculum & Instruction PD Center