Part I: Markup Application
Identify the elements of an introduction (found below). Mark them in some way. If an element is missing or merits feedback, you can (1) click on the “Review” tab and use the “Insert Comment” application to provide comments, and (2) provide a description of your feedback in the peer evaluation section below.
“Hook” or lead-in to spur the reader's interest
The “What,” or topic
The “So What,” or thesis (the thesis comments on the topic: the paper is about the ways women “read” adult female sexuality. Now, “what about it?” the thesis answers)
Introduction of author's full name
Introduction of text being analyzed (i.e., The House on Mango Street)
Paper has a title
Part II: Peer Feedback/Evaluation
Comments from: __________________________________
Introduction: Impressions & Feedback
Your introduction has the following elements of a good introduction:
Your introduction does not have the following element:
Evaluation of Thesis Protocols:
Is the (the thesis) clear and specific?
Is the argument energetic, interesting, inventive?
Does it open up greater complexities of meaning, or primarily offer more obvious
What comments or insight would you offer to this writer as guides for expansion of his/her interpretive thinking or further exploration into the topic’s complexities? What might help this individual solidify, expand, and lend persuasiveness to his/her investigation?