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Lesson 9: Analyze and Determine the Claims of Visual Texts in “Cancer Cells Killed Henrietta Lacks - Then Made Her Immortal” by Bill Tiernan

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Students analyze photographs and their captions in “Cancer Cells Killed Henrietta Lacks - Then Made Her Immoral” for elements of style and then determine the photographs’ main claims. This lesson connects to the Extension Task as students learn to analyze how an image can support an author’s central idea.

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