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Mrs. AbiSamra
Grade 9

Research Essay Peer Evaluation 1 (of 2nd draft)

Name of “Evaluatee” ___________________________________________________

Topic: __________________________________________________________________________

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Check when appropriate:

Does the Final Draft include

1.      ___________Title page (Header, Running Head, Title + Illustration, Name, Name of school, Name of teacher,
                   Subject, Class, Date, Page Number)

2.      ___________Statement of Purpose (The aim/purpose of this study is to...)

3.      ___________Detailed Outline (following the provided format)

4.      ___________Title (again) + Research Question (that you have to refer back to throughout your essay)

5.      ___________The 500 Word Essay + Word count

6.      ___________References (APA style)-- at least 4 different references!

7.      ___________Appendix (hard copies of your references + additional pictures if any)

 

 

Content & Format:

 

1.      ___________Is the essay a reasoned argument in which the writer endeavors to persuade a skeptical
                    reader of the justifiability of the line of argument adopted?

2.      ___________Is there an argument? Is each part of it clear? Is it easy to understand and does it make sense?

3.      ___________Does the essay develop logically through a series of arguments or points?

4.      ___________Is appropriate evidence used to support arguments (or is it either too little, too much, or inappropriate)?  

5.      ___________Does the essay show evidence of the use of a variety of authoritative sources?

6.      ___________Is the essay clear and readable? (Pay attention to grammar and spelling)

7.      ___________Does the essay contain repetitive or irrelevant material?

8.      ___________Has a bibliography of all materials consulted been included in the “References” section?

9.      ___________Are all quotations/paraphrased sentences properly cited?

10.  ___________Is the essay within limits (at least 500 words)?

11.  ___________Presentation: Has the essay been word processed, allowing double space between lines and a
                   12-point Times New Roman font? Have all pages been numbered? Do the different parts start
                   on a new sheet? Are the Thesis statement & Restatement of thesis underlined?

 

 

Research Essay Peer Evaluation 2

Research Question: ______________________________________________________________

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Thesis/Claim: ____________________________________________________________________

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Evidence 1: ______________________________________________________________________

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Evidence 2: ______________________________________________________________________

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Evidence 3: ______________________________________________________________________

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Counter-argument(s): _____________________________________________________________

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Restatement of Thesis/claim: ______________________________________________________

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Citations used: ___________________________________________________________________

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Paraphrased sentences: __________________________________________________________

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References: (APA style) ______________________________________________________________
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Letter Grade given ____________________________  (Based on 6 + 1 traits)

Comments ______________________________________________________________

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What needs to be improved/added ________________________________________

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Name of evaluator _____________________________

Evaluator's Signature
 

Date ___________________________________