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.

Testimonials

Hillary Piper

“I was the only one that was allowed to write on my paper. This was actually pretty cool … I thought this was going to be a place where they just give you all the answers.”
– Hillary Piper

Quotes

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“In your writing, be strong, defiant, forbearing. Have a point to make and write to it. Dare to say what you want most to say, and say it as plainly as you can. Whether or not you write well, write bravely.”
– Bill Stout