ENG 215 Wk 8 DQ 1&2 and Week 8 Peer Review.DOC

ENG 215 Wk 8 DQ 1&2 and Week 8 Peer Review

Discussion 1: Visuals that Support Claims

Please respond to the following:

·         Using your persuasive paper, select two claims that you plan to depict visually to help the reader understand the information better. Summarize the two specific claims you have selected to illustrate and discuss two possible ways of doing so. 

·         Explain why the visuals support the claims.

Discussion 2: Sentence Fragments and Comma Splices

Please respond to the following:

·         From the e-Activity, identify a Website that provides college students with grammar practice and other activities. Explain how and why you think the Website should be beneficial to freshmen-level college students. Provide the URL to your classmates.

·         Week 8 Peer Review 2

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Peer Review Assignment

Worth 40 points

Peer review should provide feedback to a peer on the criteria expected in the paper. The Feedback Form is located in the course shell. Follow these instructions:

Receive a classmate’s paper from your professor (in class if on-ground; by e-mail if online).
Obtain the Peer Review Feedback Form from the course shell.
Comment on all criteria, noting strengths and / or areas for improvement on the feedback form.
Provide completed Peer Review Feedback Form and classmate’s paper to your professor.
Note: On-ground students should submit the feedback form and paper to the professor during the class meeting in which the paper is reviewed; online students should submit the feedback form and paper to the professor via the course shell.

As you read a classmate’s paper, address these criteria:


  • Identify the course, assignment, and date.

  • Provide positive feedback, where appropriate, on the criteria.

  • Identify areas for improvement, where appropriate, and recommend improvements. 



The specific course learning outcomes associated with this assignment are:

            Recognize the elements and correct use of a thesis statement.

            Recognize transitional words, phrases, and sentences.

            Identify effective sentence variety and word choice.

            Identify positive qualities and opportunities for improvement in writing samples.

            Analyze the rhetorical strategies of ethos, pathos, logos in writing samples and for incorporation into essays or presentations.

            Correct grammatical and stylistic errors consistent with Standard Written English.

            Recognize how to organize ideas with transitional words, phrases, and sentences.

Click here to access the Peer Review Feedback Form.

Grading for this assignment will be based on answer quality, logic/organization of the paper, and language and writing skills. Click here to access the rubric for this assignment.
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