Looking at the draft as a whole, what is the writerâ€™s main thesis? Is a thesis clearly written in the
introduction, or just implied? Is the thesis framed as an argument the writer is making, or just a
statement about the topic?
As a reader, do you find the tone to be academic or too casual? Does the writer provide sufficient
background and context for their topic? Do some concepts or words need to be defined? Is any
part of their argument confusing?
Does the writer clearly articulate reasons that support their argumentative thesis? Is the evidence
for these reasons clear and effective? Is there any obvious reasoning or evidence (that supports or
counters their thesis) that the writer might have overlooked?
Now consider each paragraph separately. What is the basic point of the paragraph? How does
each paragraph relate to the draftâ€™s main thesis, or to the previous paragraph? Should some
paragraphs be deleted? Be divided into two or more paragraphs? Be combined? Be put
Look specifically at the introductory and concluding paragraphs. Are they strong and effective?
Does the introduction make you want to read the rest of the paper? Does the conclusion
summarize the argument?
As a reader, what do you see as this draftâ€™s main strengths?
What are two specific suggestions you have for how the writer might improve their draft?
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