Peer Reviews Arguing Cause Kwong

Questions for reviewers:
1. I'm not exactly sure if my starting sentence would be captivating or interesting enough to capture the reader. Do I need any changes?

  • Maybe try starting with a stronger fact or quote about your topic? Nicole
  • A stronger quote or an interesting fact is going to draw the reader in - LM

2. Do I bring out my points clearly for readers to understand where I stand?

  • Yes, I think so. Nicole
  • yes -LM

3. Do I write consistently/with a flow? (I tend to jump from one subject to another.)

  • It seemed fairly consistent…maybe just a few spots where it jumps without any indication.. Nicole
  • yes LM

4. Am I being concise with my words and getting to the point?

  • Yeah, I understood where you were going. Nicole
  • yep -LM

5. I'm rather bad at linkages, did the provided evidence have substantial support?

  • I think your support is there, but you didn't make any indications of where you used your sources at.

Yes you did -LM
Note: Thank you for answering my questions!

  • Does the argument answer the basic question: Why did this happen? What questions are you left with after reading the argument?
    • Yes Nicole
    • yes LM
  • Does the writer establish that the problem exists and that we should care about it?
    • I feel that it is clear what the problem is and why we should care. Nicole
    • You show clear understanding of the problem - LM
  • Does the writer genuinely address opposition? What additional opposing viewpoints could the writer address? Can you imagine other objections to the argument?
    • I think so. I don't see any other viewpoints you could address. Nicole
    • I think you covered all of the points you could - LM
  • What is the argument's greatest weakness? What would you recommend they revise before the next draft is due?
    • Go through and indicate where you used your sources at. Otherwise it looks good. Nicole
    • indicated use of sources - LM
  • What is the argument's greatest strength?
    • The amount of information that you have is great. Nicole
    • You have a very an abundance of information for your topic - LM
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