Author's name:

Reviewer's name:

Content

Did the author provide an appropriate amount of background?

Did the author present the topic in an appropriate level of detail?

Organization

Does the paper's organization make the author's argument clear and easy to follow?

Can the introduction and conclusion be strengthened? If so, how?

Mechanics

Did the author cite all of his or her sources adequately?

Is the author's writing style clear and appropriate for this paper?

Did the author achieve a nice flow? Are the transitions between topics smooth?

General

What are the strongest parts of this draft?

What are the two most important things for the author to focus on in revisions?

(Ripped shamelessly from the Manoa Writing Program's website.)