Wednesday, November 5, 2008

Peer Review Questions

Essay 2 Peer Review Worksheet

Please complete this worksheet, then discuss with the writer


  1. What do you like best about this paper? What words, phrases, sentences, or paragraphs really stand out for you?


  1. Is the sequence or chronology of events clear? Are there places where you get confused? Did they skip anything?


  1. Are the descriptions of the people and the places clear and concrete?
    1. Where can the writer offer more or less description of the people and the places?
    2. What person is most clearly described?
    3. What place is most clearly described?


  1. Is there any dialogue? Too little? Too much? Where might the writer add dialogue?


  1. Do the descriptions provide an image (a picture, a sound, a smell, a taste, an atmosphere, an action)? Write down one or two examples of vivid imagery in the essay:


  1. What is the theme? What lesson do you take away?


  1. What evidence/details do they provide to support this theme?


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