Peer editing worksheet

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Worksheet designed for use in class. No reason you can't use it on your own when you edit your own work.

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Peer editing worksheet

  1. 1. Peer Editing Worksheet Written by: __________________ Edited by: __________________Step #1: Read the paper/report once without editing any errors.Step #2: Read the paper/report a second time editing all obvious spelling and grammatical errors. For the remaining steps... please check the appropriate boxes below AND make appropriate anecdotal remarks on the paper/report and/or on a separate piece of paper (which you will staple to this sheet).Step #3: Introduction Lacking or Poor Fair Good Excellent Unsaty Introduction has clear topic sentence Introduction provides the reader with a road map of what follows Introduction grabs attention and makes you want to read onStep #4: Body Paragraphs Lacking or Poor Fair Good Excellent Unsaty Each body paragraph is distinct Each body paragraph begins with a strong topic sentence Linking words are used to provide flow between paragraphs Body paragraphs provide content relevant to the topic Each paragraph is fully developed Each paragraph contains appropriate, and sufficient, embedded citations
  2. 2. Step #5: Conclusion Lacking or Poor Fair Good Excellent Unsaty Conclusion restates topic sentence Conclusion provide (very) brief summary Conclusion reaches forward to suggest future prospects Conclusion provides effective closure Conclusion leaves you thinking about the issue and wanting to learn more/do somethingStep #6: Presentation and Style Lacking or Poor Fair Good Excellent Unsaty Writer avoids past tense Writer avoids passive voice writer avoids contractions, slang, cliches and other examples of informal language quotations are properly formatted written report does not exceed 5 pages Properly constructed works cited attachedSTEP #7: Summary RemarksAfter you have completed the above questions (and annotations) please write a conciseparagraph, for the writer, outlining your overall thoughts about his/her written report.

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