PEER EVALUATION FORM
Use the following questions to evaluate your peer’s research paper. Direct your comments to your peer.
Writing the Research Paper
Identify the subject of your peer’s research paper. Explain why the subject is too broad, too narrow, or appropriate for the length of the paper. Subject of essay-The following is a paper on the NCLB Act of 2001. Several issues will be discussed. The main issues here are the children, and the quality of learning they are getting.
Find the thesis statement for the research paper. Write the sentence that you believe expresses the thesis statement (For an example of argument thesis statements, see Successful College Writing, p. 593-4). To analyze the teaching process means to break down the teaching techniques for all children.
Some of our children’s lessons are being taken away. The arts are not considered important. All the emphases are being put on English and Math.
Identify passages or paragraphs that provide rational evidence or an emotional appeal that struck you as significant and effective (_Successful College Writing,_ pp. 560-1 and 596-8). Our government knows there is a problem. But they do not know how to fix it. We need to help our kids, not make this a political issue. Politics do not belong in our school system!
Identify passages or paragraphs of the paper that you found most interesting and effective. Administration officials are focusing less on grade-level attainment and more on the skills that students will need for school or work after high school. Without this knowledge where will the children be after high school? The whole idea of schooling is to prepare them for life. With the way the situation is going now, we will have far too many drop outs.
Find and list those paragraphs a. That needto be supported with more specific details.
b. That contain any logical fallacies/faulty...