nicky Valentine peer review explnation essay

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Explanation Essay Peer Review Peer Review Writer's Name Nicky Valentine Reviewer's Name Kelli Lorenc 1) What type of hook does this essay begin with? Write the hook here. Is it effective? Does it make you want to keep reading to find out what the writer is talking about? What does the writer have in the middle of the introductory paragraph: background material, preview, other information? Does the writer have a clearly stated thesis statement? What is the specific topic of the essay? Does the writer make this clear in the thesis statement? What is the attitude of the essay? Write the thesis statement here. Is the thesis statement tightly written, or could the writer say the same thing in fewer words? If so, how? The hook is We have all the modern conveniences because of the railroad. The thesis Imagine being without an automobile or going to your local super market and there wasn’t any food. Everything is clearly stated and the material in the middle of the introductory pargraph is background information. The attitude of the essay is informational. 2) What is the first support? Does the paragraph have a clear topic sentence? Write the topic sentence here. Which mode of rhetoric (tool or writing) is prevalent in this paragraph? Are there at least three major supports for the topic sentence? Does each of them have at least two details? Are the details vivid and specific? Are there any sentences or bits of information that are off-topic? The first support is In October 1830, the first engine arrived by packet ship from the West Point Foundry in New York. It was assembled and tested. Dubbed "Best Friend of Charleston'' by eager merchants, the train made its premier trip on Christmas Day, 1830, becoming the first steam locomotive in the US to establish regularly scheduled passenger service. The topic
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