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Peer Edit Day Today’s Quiz Grade: 50 points= two peer edits of a student draft 50 points= complete rough draft * MLA format of all parts * minimum of 4-5 paragraphs * complete introduction & conclusion * typed WC page with minimum of 4 citations * use of 3 different secondary sources (criticism/author bio) You will need: *Your Typed Rough Draft and Works Cited Page *A pencil and a highlighter
Peer Edit Day Requirements as a Peer Editor: *You need to read through the following questions and answer YES or NO about the person’s paper you are editing. *NOTE: ANY TIME YOU WRITE “NO,” you MUST comment in their paper.To get full credit for editing you must also write comments on the paper itself. *Check your paper and make sure you have accurately complied with all requirements. *TWO EDITORS will see each paper (portions of it—not the whole), as each will have a task to complete. See the separation of duties within the handout. *Once you complete the tasks, sign next to “Editor ½ Duties.”
YOUR DUTIES AS AN EDITOR (of TWO papers) As Peer Editor #1, (white sheet) your duties are to edit/analyze/revise (see the handout for further details): 1)Conventions (be thorough—comb through the essay for grammatical, as well as formatting errors) 2)Introduction Paragraph 3)Thesis Statement 4)Literary Analysis Paragraph #1—1 st Lit. Element &Theme As Peer Editor #2, (colored sheet) your duties are to edit/analyze/revise (see the handout for further details): 1)Author Biographical Paragraph 2)Plot Summary Paragraph 3)Literary Analysis Paragraph #2—2 nd Lit. Element & Theme 4)Conclusion 5)Works Cited NOTE: When you complete these, you will also fill in the reflection at the back of your Peer Edit Handout. It must be completed to get credit.
WHEN YOU FINISH, LET’S ORGANIZE! *You must return the Peer Edit sheets to the correct partner. They will have TWO and should staple them to the front of their draft. *Take a minute and let’s organize your colored folder, removing the lesser handouts (DO NOT throw away!!) to make way for the key ones. Your folder should contain the following items (In chronological order): 1)Stamp Sheet (which I will add to as you edit) 2)Your Short Story with highlighted quotes 3)Your 2 Literary Criticism Database sources **with MLA citation included** 4)Your 1-2 Author Biographical Source(s) 5)Your Outline (this can be an initial draft with bullet points) 6)Your Peer Edited ROUGH DRAFT w/ 2 Editing Sheets 7)Room at the end for your FINAL COPY and WORKS CITED page 8)A www.turnitin.com Receiptwww.turnitin.com REMINDER: On FRIDAY, you will complete a brief SELF EDIT, so you must bring your ROUGH DRAFT back to class with you.
www.Turnitin.comwww.Turnitin.com Directions You MUST submit your Final Draft with Works Cited Page by Sunday night. If you will not be here on Monday, March 2 nd, YOU STILL MUST SUBMIT YOUR ESSAY and then turn in the folder/hard copies on Tuesday. You MUST send yourself an email of this Final Draft as a back- up, just in case your computer explodes. No excuses on the due date---20pts. Off if it is late!! On Monday, you must have a hard copy of the Final Draft along with everything in your folder. To log in to www.turnitin.com:www.turnitin.com Sign in with your email address and a password you created If you did not have me last semester, drop your previous teacher and add me. Class ID: 4316775 Password: American
Crash Course With Microsoft Word Formatting Open up a new document MARGINS: Begin by clicking “File” and then “Page Set Up” This will lead you to a box with margins---should be 1” on the left/right side, then (to make the spacing easier) top and bottom should be 0.5” HEADER: Begin by clicking “View” then “Header/Footer” A dashed box will appear…click in the toolbar to RIGHT justify it (look for the little box with lines on the right margin) Type in your last name and hit the space bar Click the first button with the page and a # sign (this will add to each page) DON’T FORGET---DOUBLE SPACE and Times New Roman 12pt. Font; check your MLA Heading for correct formatting, as well NOTE: Your Works Cited Page will be the 5 th page/last one of your essay and will have a header on it