Peer Editing Checklist

  1. Does the paper meet the length requirement?
  2. Does each subsection contain the appropriate information?
    • Is any information missing from a subsection?
    • Is there any information that needs to be moved to a different section?
  3. Is the paper clear and easy to read?
    • In each section, is the information presented clearly?
    • On the paper, make a note in the margin at any points where you are confused or have to concentrate to understand.
  4. Has the paper been adequately proofread?
    • As you read the paper, make penciled notes on it where you think improvement could be made in areas such as
      • Spelling
      • Punctuation
      • Capitalization
      • Style
      • General presentation
  5. What do you think would help the author improve the paper?
    • How could this become an A paper? Try to list at least three suggestions.

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