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ENG 101

Peer Review Causal Analysis

On the back of your essay


Write three questions for your reviewer to answer.

On your own, you should have already


conducting these proofreading steps
MLA format (heading, header)
In-text parentheticals after every
quote
works cited citations
Paragraph length
Topic and concluding sentence
alignment
At least one quote for support in
every paragraph

Introduction (opener, explanation,


thesis)
Conclusion (refers back to intros
opener, summarizes, mic drop)
Verb passivity (circle be verbs)
Prepositions
Pronoun Antecedent Agreement
Shifts (verb tenses, point of view,
direct - indirect, mood/voice

Weve also done


Sentence Variety
Run-ons
Fragments
Capitalization

Who/Whom
Which/That

Apostrophes

Revising - commas
Highlight all FANBOYS
If there is a complete sentence before and after the FANBOYS, place a comma
before the FANBOYS
Read each sentence. Look for extra information. Place commas around the extra
information.
Which usually signifies extra information
That usually signifies essential information
Is there a beginning of a sentence that can be placed at the end of the sentence? If
so, place a comma after that moveable part of the sentence (inverted sentence).

Revising semicolons & colons


If youve used a semicolon, make sure you have a complete sentence
before and after
If youve used a colon, make sure you have a complete sentence
before (after you need a list or another complete sentence)

Revising Misplaced & Dangling


Modifiers
Make sure subjects and verbs are next to each other

Peer Review
Exchange drafts
Read the essay

Answer the questions on the back


Sign your name
Return essay to owner

For Monday
Causal final copy (staple together rubric, final copy, prewrite
(freewriting and discussion notes), plan (outline), rough
draft with proofreading marks and peer review

Comparison mulligans due Wednesday (revision placed on


top of original submission [rubric, final copy, etc.])
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