Helping each other to make your papers better.
What to do:
- Step one: Read your paper aloud and let your partner listen. Partner takes notes.
- Step two: Your partner reads your paper aloud and you listen. You take notes.
- Step three: Discus your notes with each other.
- Step four: Switch and repeat first three steps.
What to look / listen for:
- Structure (i.e. all parts of “the hamburger” in the right places.)
- Subject /verb agreement (“The children
- Fragments (“
The train was late. Because of typhoon.” “The train was late because of the typhoon.”)
- General spelling errors (watch out for l/r and “there/their” errors.)
…The most common problem category was sentence development, and other high-frequency categories, in descending order of occurrence, included subject-verb and number agreement, paragraph development, use of articles, and verbs…