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Life and Death on Grosse Île, 1832-1937

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Handout 2.4b

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Name: _________________ Witness Group: _____________________

Research and Note-Taking Organizer

List the main points you will present to the Royal Commission in your testimony.

What perspective do you want to defend?
What is your point of view?

Put yourself in the witnesses' shoes.
Think of a reason why they might have made their choices.
Be imaginative. Think of how their position influences what they want or do not want to reveal.

Questions the commissioners might ask.

Answers you could give them.

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