Peer Review Writer: Reviewer:
What does the writer do well in this assignment? (List one or more aspects.) Also, please write the writer’s main claim or focus (thesis) according to what you have read. (It might not be the last sentence of the first paragraph, which is the traditional location of the thesis.)
A: Ask clarifying questions
What parts of the essay were a bit confusing? Why?
What specific suggestions (give three or fewer) do you have for revising the unclear parts of this writing? (See the sample suggestions below this table.)
R: Request more
What other information about the topic would enhance the essay and support the thesis?
E: Evaluate its value
Which specific details do not work in the essay (for example, those that don’t support the thesis) or could be moved?
Overall, what new information have you learned, and/or how has this essay changed your thinking?