Book Critique

THE IMMORTAL LIFE OF HENRIETTA LACKS – A BOOK REVIEW GRADING RUBRIC

 

STUDENT_____________________________________________________________

 

CONTENT   POINTS

GIVEN/ALLOTED

EXCELLENT

.90-1.00

GOOD

.80-.89

NEEDS IMPROVEMENT

.70-.79

UNACCECPTABLE

.69 0r less

INTRO This section also should contain the introductory paragraph.

 

Discuss one event in the story that had an impact on you and explain why this event affected you (be specific). (10)

 

Explain the impact of HeLa research on women’s health and other medical advances. (10)

 

 

/20 Main points well developed with high quality and quantity support. Reveals high degree of critical thinking. Main points well developed with quality supporting details and quantity. Critical thinking is weaved into points Main points are present with limited detail and development. Some critical thinking is present. Main points lack detailed development. Ideas are vague with little evidence of critical thinking
ANALYSIS Compare and contrast the Henrietta Lacks story to other medical/research experiment(s) of the past. (10)

 

Explain the influence that these experiences have on modern medicine/research. (10)

/20 Main points well developed with high quality and quantity support. Reveals high degree of critical thinking. Main points well developed with quality supporting details and quantity. Critical thinking is weaved into points Main points are present with limited detail and development. Some critical thinking is present. Main points lack detailed development. Ideas are vague with little evidence of critical thinking
  Summarize the social determinants of health and their meaning to health care. (5)

 

Discuss the impact of race in relation to at least two of the social determinants of health on the treatment of Henrietta Lacks (in her lifetime) (10) and her family (after her death) (10).

/25 Main points well developed with high quality and quantity support. Reveals high degree of critical thinking. Main points well developed with quality supporting details and quantity. Critical thinking is weaved into points Main points are present with limited detail and development. Some critical thinking is present. Main points lack detailed development. Ideas are vague with little evidence of critical thinking

 

 

CONCLUSION Outline the roles of the Clinical Nurse Leader (CNL). (5)

 

Specify two CNL specific competencies and/or roles, then create a plan on how you would utilize your selection to assist Henrietta Lacks and her family as a CNL. (10)

 

Examine the story of Henrietta Lacks and elaborate how it will inform/transform your career as a Clinical Nurse Leader. (10)

 

This section should also contain the concluding paragraph of the paper.

/25

 

Main points well developed with high quality and quantity support. Reveals high degree of critical thinking. Main points well developed with quality supporting details and quantity. Critical thinking is weaved into points Main points are present with limited detail and development. Some critical thinking is present. Main points lack detailed development. Ideas are vague with little evidence of critical thinking
STYLE APA format/Grammar          
GRAMMAR Organization, spelling, grammar and sentence structure (5 points). /5 Essay is free of distracting spelling,

punctuation, and grammatical errors,

absent of fragments, comma splices,

and run-ons.

Essay has few spelling, punctuation, and grammatical errors allowing reader to follow ideas clearly. Very few fragments or run-ons. Most spelling, punctuation, and grammar correct allowing reader to progress though essay. Some errors remain. Spelling, punctuation, and grammatical errors create distraction, making reading difficult; fragments, comma splices, run-ons evident. Errors are frequent
APA Use of appropriate APA style, headings, paragraphs. Paper and reference list properly formatted (5 points) /5 Meets all APA format and assignment requirements; margins, spacing, and indentations are correct; essay is neat and correctly assembled. Meets APA format and assignment requirements; generally correct margins, spacing, and indentations; essay is neat but may have some assembly errors. Meets few APA format and assignment requirements; with several errors for spacing, headings and referencing. Fails to follow APA format and assignment requirements; incorrect margins, spacing and indentation; neatness of essay needs attention.

 

 

· Utilize the7th Edition American Psychological Association (APA) to write your paper including formatting and referencing and formatting.

· Complete as an APA formatted paper with bibliography and title page.

· The paper should not exceed 8 pages, excluding title page and references.

· The book analysis has three major sections (Intro, Analysis & Conclusion) and each section is further divided into smaller subsections.

· Discuss each subsection in 2-3 paragraphs (be care not to exceed the page limit.

· Utilize headings/subheadings the major sections/subsections.

· Please include and introductory sentence/paragraph and a concluding summary/thought on your paper.

· Use both the text (Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks) to cite specific examples and additional references in support of your statements in your presentation (minimum of 2 additional references).

· Be sure to cite citations according to APA formatting.

· Submit assignments electronically in Black Board under assignments.

· There are 2 drop boxes. One is labeled: ‘Safe Assign’ draft – Henrietta Lacks’ and the other is labeled: ‘Henrietta Lacks Book Review’

· Percentage report on Safe Assign must be 25% or less to be acceptable.

· Refer to the Course Syllabus for Late Submission Policy.

 

 

 

10/1/2021