Patricia's Vision: The Doctor Who Saved Sight by Michelle Lord is a picture book biography about Patricia Bath, the ophthalmologist who developed laser technology to remove cataracts.
Reading Comprehension Questions
- What was Patricia's childhood dream?
- How did she explore that dream growing up? What did she do?
- What volunteer work did she do in college?
- What kind of doctor did she decide to be?
- What did she believe was a human right?
- What big problem did she solve that others could not?
- What tool helped her solve that problem?
- How did she help children in Tanzania?
- Vision is not only the ability to see or a sight that you see, it is also about seeing things that are not really there but you hope will be there. How did Patricia fulfill all the definitions of vision?
- Childhood (noteworthy experiences or traits that forecast life work)
- Transition (pivotal experience that led to life work)
- Life Work
- What was the problem he/she solved or area of expertise?
- How did they solve the problem? Or what features distinguished their work?
- End of Life OR Memorial (How is he/she remembered or honored)
- Life Lesson
- Meaning of Title