Research Paper Partner Summary

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ENG 102 – Checklist for Research Paper Peer Review

Student Content/Organization Questions

Please answer the following questions in a full, frank, and friendly way to help your partner make a better Please notice a simple yes or no answer is not usually enough.

1. Does the introduction make clear what subject the paper is about? If so, state it here.

2. Does the introduction make clear the writer’s thesis about the topic? If so, state it here.

3. What major points to support the thesis does the writer set up in the introduction?

4. How does the writer make the transition from the introduction to the first paragraph?

5. What significant point does the writer make in the first paragraph?

6. What source or sources does the writer cite in the first paragraph? Are they correctly cited with author’s name (or title if there is no author) and page number?

7. How does the writer make the transition from the first paragraph to the second paragraph?

8. What significant point does the writer make in the second paragraph?

9. What source or sources does the writer cite in the second paragraph? Are they correctly cited with author’s name (or title if there is no author) and page (if available)?

10. How does the writer make the transition from the second paragraph to the third paragraph?

11. What significant point does the writer make in the third paragraph?

12. What source or sources does the writer cite in the third paragraph? Are they correctly cited with author’s name (or title if there is no author) and page number?

13. What significant points does the writer make in additional paragraphs, if any?

14. Do any additional paragraphs contain correctly cited sources?

15. How does the conclusion review the major points made in the supporting paragraphs?

16. How does the conclusion clearly explain how these points support the writer’s overall opinion on the argument?

17. Are there any other comments about the content or organization of the…