adapted for media from Getting Feedback
The Writing Center, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
|The beginning/idea stage: Do I understand the assignment? Am I gathering the right kinds of information to answer this question? Are my strategies for approaching this assignment effective ones? How can I discover the best way to develop my early ideas into a feasible draft?|
Outline/thesis: I have an idea about what I
want to argue, but I'm not sure if it is an
appropriate or complete response to this assignment.
Is the way I'm planning to organize my ideas working? Does it look like I'm covering all the bases?
Do I have a clear main point?
Do I know what I want to say to the reader?
Rough draft: Does my
creation make sense, and is
Have I completed my focus?
Is the evidence I'm using convincing?
Is it explained clearly?
Have I given the viewer/audience enough information? Does the information seem to be in the right order? What can I say in my introduction and conclusion?
|Early polished draft: Are the transitions between my ideas smooth and effective? Do my sentences make sense individually? How's my writing style?|
Late or final polished draft:
Are there any noticeable errors?
Are my images, sounds, links okay?
Does it seem effective?
Is there anything I should change at the last minute?
After the fact: How should I interpret the
Why did I receive the grade I did?
What else might I have done to strengthen the assignment?
What can I learn from this experience?
What should I do the next time to improve?