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Article Evaluation Peer Review “What it says, What it does” Adapted from The Norton Field Guide to Writing 1. Quickly read through the essay in its entirety without pausing. This will allow you to become familiar with the writer’s argument and style. 2. Slowly re-read each paragraph. Stop after each paragraph and write a 1 sentence summary of the paragraph in the left margin. Complete this step for each paragraph. 3. After you have read and summarized every paragraph: a. What patterns can you see in the essay? b. Notice the order of ideas. Describe the organizational structure of the essay. c. How does the organizational structure of the essay enhance the argument?
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Unformatted text preview: d. What important ideas are missing? e. Do gaps in the argument exist? 4. Examine each paragraph again. Stop after each paragraph and describe the function/purpose of the paragraph in the right margin. Complete this step for each paragraph. The paragraph may do one of the follow; however this list is incomplete: a. introduce a topic b. provide background c. describe something d. define something e. entice you to read more 5. On the back of the essay, make 2 specific suggestions for improvement that do not involve grammar or mechanics....
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