________________________ Name Anticipation Guide “The House of the Scorpion” Directions: Read each statement and write Agree in the blank if you believe the statement and could support it or put Disagree in the blank if you do not believe the statement and could not support it. At the end of this unit, we will revisit these statements and you will decide how the character in the story that we will have read would react to each statement. Before Reading: _______________ 1. I would leave my family, friends, home, and life if in exchange I could live a perfect and happy life. _______________ 2. I wouldn’t help someone if it meant breaking the law. _______________ 3. If I had the opportunity to see my future I would choose to look/know. ________________ 4. I believe cloning should be legal because it would better our society. ________________ 5. In order to be a good citizen, you should always do what your government expects. ________________ 6. Do you believe in genetically modifying food? ________________ 7. Cloning should be used to repopulate endangered animals. ________________ 8. People should have the right to clone themselves or their deceased pets. ________________ 9. Embryo cloning should be used to extract good cells in order to cure diseases even though the embryo’s used are killed. ________________ 10. Organs should be cloned for use in transplants. ________________ 11. Cloned humans should have rights and legal protection. ________________ 12. Cloning is 90% ineffective. Deformed cloning offspring should be allowed to live and should be taken care of by the government.