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Witness Checklist
Day 3

Name____________________________________

Date__________________Period_____________

Checked by ______________________________

Teacher Check
Lawyer's Check
 

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Topic Sentence clear.

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Name the person you researched.

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Does this person believe that the Theory of Evolution is correct?

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Introductory paragraph clearly gives the name of the person, and background information (e.g. birth and death date, profession, current job).

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The second paragraph has a good transition from the person's background information to a definition of the Theory of Evolution. The theory of Evolution is written in your words. Clear transitions are made between the four main points in the theory.

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The third paragraph has a good transition from the Theory of Evolution to the person's own research in Evolution Theory (i.e. their own work).

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The type of work that this person made on Evolution Theory is clearly named. Examples follow that describes the research. and how it either supports or refutes Evolution.

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The fourth paragraph has a good transition from the person's own work to weakness in that person's work. Give clear statements as to the weak links in this person's work on Evolution Theory. Follow those statements by examples of what type of evidence is needed to strengthen this person's arguments.

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The conclusion provides a summary of the previous paragraphs, leaving the readers with a clear picture of what they should this person's beliefs are, and how they supported those beliefs.