Reader and Writer Response Sheet for Drafts

Instructions

The writer answers the first three questions about his or her draft. The reader reads the draft and the answers to the first three questions, then answers the next three questions.

Questions for the Writer

  1. How close to being finished is this project?
  2. What steps do you plan to take to complete it?
  3. How can readers help you at this stage?

Reader Response

  1. What do you think that the writer is driving at? What is the main point of the draft? Is that point clearly expressed? How? Where?
  2. Suggest steps that the writer might take to complete the project. Give your opinion of the steps that the writer outlines.
  3. Please respond to the writer’s request for help.

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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“Writers write to learn, to explore, to discover, to hear themselves saying what they do not expect to say.”
– Donald Murray