Scholastic.com Writing Workshop: Research Paper

 Worksheet 6: Peer Review Checklist 


Writer's name: ___________________________________

Partner's name: __________________________________

Writer's subject: __________________________________


Yes No   Suggestions
1. The main idea is stated clearly in a topic sentence.
2. There are details that support the main idea.
3. Events are told in an order that makes sense.
4. Quotes are used to show what the interviewee said.
5. It ends with a strong conclusion that restates the main idea using different words.


As you're reviewing your partner's writing, remember to:

  • Look over the checklist, if anything needs work, offer suggestions.
  • Mention something you liked about the writing.
  • Check for proper quotation usage.
  • Use a gentle manner of speaking.
  • Listen to one another carefully and quietly.