Axia College Material Appendix G Peer Review Checklist* |What is the main point of this paper? | | | | | | |The main point of this paper is to inform the audience about gun control. | | | |What is the greatest strength of this paper? | | | | | | |The greatest strength of this paper is that there are so many valid points involved. | | | |What material does not seem to fit the main | | |point of the paper or does not seem to be |I feel as though all of the material fit in the main point. All of the points in the | |appropriate for the audience? paper are appropriate for the audience. | | | | |Has the author sufficiently addressed | | |counterarguments? Explain your answer. |Yes, I feel as though the author addressed counterarguments sufficiently.
The author | | |spoke of reasons why people should be able to carry guns as well as the reasons they | | |should not and the risk involved in carrying a gun or having one in the home, even if | | |the gun is for protection. | |Where should the author add more details or | | |examples? Explain your answer. |I would have liked to read a little more about the second amendment.
I liked reading | | |about gun safety and making sure that children learn safety from a young age but going| | |into other details would have been nice too. | |Where is the writing unclear or vague? | | | |I think that some of the writing in this paper was a little repetitive.
I found the | | |information provided quite informative, but I felt like I was reading the same thing | | |several times. | |What is your favorite part of this piece of | | |writing? |My favorite parts of this piece of writing were the visuals that were included. |What other comments can you provide for the | | |author? |This was just a rough draft, however, I feel like it would have helped to do a quick | | |proofread before submitting. There were a few errors that might have been caught had | | |it been read over. | *Adapted from Reinking, J. A. , Hart, A. W. , & Von der Osten, R. 2003). Strategies for successful writing: A rhetoric, research guide, reader, and handbook (6th ed. ). Boston: Prentice-Hall/Pearson Custom Publishing. What does the peer reviewer gain from this activity? The peer reviewer gains so much from this activity. This activity is a way for the reviewer to see the way other students write.
I enjoy reading others student’s papers, especially when we picked the same topic. Seeing what ideas the other student came up with that I never even thought to nclude! What are some drawbacks to peer reviewing? Some of the drawbacks to peer reviewing are that the reviewer might find it hard to critique the way they need to. It is sometimes hard to be honest if someone thinks they may upset or offend the writer. What other methods can you use to provide effective peer feedback? Other methods that can be used to provide effective peer feedback would be having a family member or friend proof read or submitting your paper to WritePoint.