Peer Critiquing Questions
Answer the following questions as they apply to
the rough draft you've received to critique. When you're done, post your
answers to the HI201W Newsgroup. Identify the author of the essay in the
header of the critique.
State the paper's thesis.
Is the thesis comprehensive? Why or why not?
How effective is the
From paragraph three,
list all the verbs. Which ones are strong or vivid? which ones weak? Suggest
alternatives for the weak verbs.
What are the paper's
strengths? That is, what do you like best about it, and what aspects are
well done? Be specific.
What could the author
do to improve the paper? Be specific.
List any errors in format
or mechanics. Does the author make specific mechanical errors, and if so,