Use the following guide to write a CEAL paragraph for your speech. The evidence should be included in the digital poster slides. The analysis is what you add to the speech as you share with the class.
CLAIM (the topic sentence) Name your genetic disorder and preview the rest of the paragraph.
EVIDENCE and ANALYSIS: Respond to all of the following in sentences as evidence and analysis of your information.
1. Evidence: Explain mode of inheritance: what genes or chromosomes are involved? Is it recessive or dominant?
Analysis: Why is the mode of inheritance important? Why is it important to know if recessive, dominant, etc.? IF a gene disorder, explain what protein the gene SHOULD make and how it is affected now.
2. Evidence: Provide clinical description and/or symptoms of the disorder.
Analysis: Discuss affect on the patient’s body, life style, and expectations for the future, life expectancy, etc.
3. Evidence: Explain treatments
Analysis: Discuss side effects and success rate of treatment.
LEAVING THOUGHT (conclusion) Closing statement, summarizing what you have learned about the genetic disorder.
RETIRED Science Teacher
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