provide feedback on the rough draft.
Remember, your rough draftmust appear here as well as in the Rough Draftassignment.
In your response posts, offersome constructive criticism to your classmates. Read through this webpage containing advice for putting together andreceiving meaningful feedback.
Use the questions below tomake sure that you cover the multiple facets of a good peer review. You mayinclude further information as well, but use these questions as a guide. Be sureto point out specific instances and examples of what is done well andwhat needs improvement.
- Does your peer provideadequate background and context for the subject that he or she is taking on?Before your peer’s position is made known, do you know enough about the topicthat he or she is taking a stance upon?
- Is your peer’s thesisstatement – naming the problem and its solution – made clear early on in thepaper? What is the thesis statement? How could it beimproved?
- Are your peer’s bodyparagraphs unified, coherent and developed? Do they have strong topic sentencesand smooth transitions between paragraphs, and do they provide enough supportfrom the sources he or she has chosen to use? How could your peer improve his orher body paragraphs?
- Is the problem clearlyexplained? Is the solution clearly explained and in order? Do you see anylogical problems with how the solution is presented?
- Does your peer effectively usethe research of others? Is the research cited and referenced properly? Are thesources credible ones?
- Does your peer effectivelyround out the paper, bringing it to a clear close? If not, how could your peerimprove his or her conclusion?