What is the main theme of Chapter 1 of My Sister's Keeper?
Anna is a 13-year-old girl who was genetically designed to save her elder sister, Kate's life. Anna has been a donor for Kate since she was born and is now faced with the decision to either donate a kidney or not. The chapter focuses on Anna's struggle to come to terms with her situation and her decision.
My Sister's Keeper Chapter 1
Moral Dilemma: A situation in which a person has to choose between two options, neither of which is morally ideal. Genetic Engineering: The manipulation of an organism's genetic material in order to alter its characteristics. Narrative: A story or account of events, experiences, or the like, whether true or fictitious.
Work together in pairs: What techniques does Jodi Picoult use in Chapter 1 of My Sister's Keeper to create suspense and tension?
Work together in pairs: What is the primary conflict between Anna and her parents in Chapter 1 of My Sister's Keeper?
Brain break: Draw a tree with polka dot leaves and a happy face.
What is the name of the protagonist's sister in 'My Sister's Keeper'?
- Kate Fitzgerald
- Anna Fitzgerald
- Sara Fitzgerald
- Jesse Fitzgerald
Why does Anna feel like she was born to save her sister?
- Because her parents conceived her specifically for that purpose through IVF
- Because she has always known about her sister's illness and wants to help in any way possible
- Because she feels guilty for being healthy while Kate is suffering from cancer
What type of cancer does Kate have?
- Lung cancer
- Breast Cancer
- Brain Tumor
What does Anna do at the beginning of chapter 1?
- Visits a lawyer
- Goes to school
- Takes care of her sick mother
- Goes on a date with Jesse
Who says this quote: 'I don't know what I'm supposed to be.'?
- 'The author'
- 'A doctor'