Rhetorical Analysis Peer Review Workshop

Logistics

  • Pull up your draft of your rhetorical analysis.
  • At the bottom of your draft create a link to a page titled Rhetorical Analysis Peer Review followed by your name or initials.
  • Create that page and copy and paste the prompts below onto it.
  • Go back to the draft of your analysis and leave it up.
  • Trade computers with someone in your group of 3. Read their work and respond to the prompts on their Rhetorical Analysis Peer Review page.
  • Make sure to label your comments with your name.
  • Hit 'save'
  • Repeat with the final group member.

Copy the Following Peer Review Prompts:

+ Writers
In regards to this writing assignment, what are you most worried about?

+ Reviewers
* First, help the writer with their stated concerns ^

* How well can you follow the writer's line of reasoning?  Are there any places where you got a little lost, or things seemed less clear?

* Does the writer address the rhetorical situation sufficiently (purpose, audience, author, genre, and context)? If not, where do you think they need to add or clarify information?

* Does the writer identify the:
 * catalyst 
 * main claim (thesis)
 * supports
 * linkages
 * implications

* Does the writer give evidence from the article to back up their analysis?

* Finally, write a few sentences describing your reactions to the text as you were reading it.

On your page it will look like this

Writers

In regards to this writing assignment, what are you most worried about?

Reviewers

  • First, help the writer with their stated concerns ^
  • How well can you follow the writer's line of reasoning? Are there any places where you got a little lost, or things seemed less clear?
  • Does the writer address the rhetorical situation sufficiently (purpose, audience, author, genre, and context)? If not, where do you think they need to add or clarify information?
  • Does the writer identify the:
    • catalyst
    • main claim (thesis)
    • supports
    • linkages
    • implications
  • Does the writer give evidence from the article to back up their analysis?
  • Finally, write a few sentences describing your reactions to the text as you were reading it.


If you are not ready to go with your draft, you will need to finish it and complete this workshop with two other classmates by Thursday, February 5 at noon

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