Checklist for Peer Editing
Name: Fer Name of Peer Editor: Nicole
Use this checklist when peer editing your partner’s piece. Include comments (both positive and constructive criticism) below each section so your partner can improve his/her writing.
Yes No Topic is clearly stated in the introduction
Yes No Position on the topic is clear
Yes No Body includes at least three (3) arguments
Yes No Paragraphs in the body each propose one main argument
Yes No Evidence (like facts, anecdotes, statistics, expert opinions, examples, etc.) supports each argument in the body
Yes No Counterargument is included and makes complete sense. It is a strong counterargument
Yes No Position is restated in the conclusion
Yes No Essay uses strong, forceful words
There are strong words which show variety of language.
Yes No Reader is prompted to action in the conclusion
It makes you want to go to NY
Yes No Consistent tone is used throughout
She uses a consistent tone which makes the essay interesting.
Yes No A variety of sentences are used throughout
There are different types of sentences. There is the use of different tenses.
Yes No Linking words and transition words/phrases are used
There are parts of the essay that link or take you to the main idea of the following part.
Yes No Spelling, grammar, punctuation and sentence structure are accurate
There are no errors in spelling, grammar or punctuation. The structure is well organized.
Yes No The writing is fresh and full of interesting, new ideas
It makes people want to read it, interesting ideas like this particular story are interesting to read. It is not boring.
Yes No The writing appears to be a best effort
It is well written and organized.
What is the best part of this writing? Why?
The best part of this writing is the use of a great variety of vocabulary, it makes it more likeful to read. Also that it is a narrative essay, so it is interesting to read a story.
Make one suggestion for improvement: Keep going like that 🙂