Peer Review Instructions:

Steps
1. Read over the wiki graphic novel book review that you have been assigned. Then, use the rubric to help determine the mark you think the entry deserves. Put checkmarks in the boxes of the rubric in each of the 7 categories (i.e.Layout/Design; Graphics/Links; etc) and total the marks. Complete the rest of the paper and hand this into Mrs. B when you are finished.

2. Using what you observed from the rubric, place a 5-6 sentence comment at the end of the graphic novel book review ( do this by using the EDIT button and scrolling down to the end of your classmates graphci novel book review and write your comments here.). Label your comment with PEER REVIEW and put your first name to this feedback. Write briefly what you liked and then put 1-2 observations into questions (e.g. Why did you not have any hyperlinks in your graphic novel book review? Why do you think that this book is in black and white? etc).

3. REPEAT 1 and 2 above with the SECOND graphic novel book review that you have been assigned.

Graphic Novel Wiki Review Rubric

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Layout/Design
The page is unattractive. Text is difficult to read.
The page is too busy or dull. Text is difficult to read in some spots.
The page is attractive. Text is generally easy to read.
The page shows sophisticated visual choices. Text is easy to read due to spacing and alignment choices.
Graphics/Links
There are no photos or visuals.
Photos/visuals are blurry, or of poor quality. Photos do not fit with the topic.
Photos/visuals are appropriate and of high quality. They support the topic.
Photos/visuals are used creatively and may follow a theme that enhances the review.
Summary & Opinion
Book poorly summarized, and no personal opinion.
Book is somewhat summarized but is missing two of the following: character, setting, and plot. Weak opinion given.
Book is summarized but is missing 1 of the following: character, setting, and plot. Reasonable opinion given and supported.
The book focuses effectively upon characters, setting and plot. Effective opinion given and supported.
Organization
The information is disorganized.
The information is organized but paragraph skills are weak.
The information is organized and paragraph skills are adequate.
The information is very well organized and paragraph skills are strong.
Mechanics, Grammar & Spelling
Many grammatical, spelling, or punctuation errors.
Some grammatical, spelling, or punctuation errors.
A few grammatical, spelling, or punctuation errors.
Very few or no grammatical, spelling, or punctuation errors.
Vocabulary & Literary Devices
Simple vocabulary used and no attempts at literary devices (e.g. simile, metaphor etc)
Simple vocabulary used with the occasional use of richer word choice; minor attempts using literary devices (e.g. simile, metaphor etc)
Adequate vocabulary used with the steady use of richer word choice; several attempts using literary devices (e.g. simile, metaphor etc)
Strong vocabulary used with the steady use of richer word choice; many attempts using literary devices (e.g. simile, metaphor etc)
Requirements
Few of the required elements are properly and effectively included: (book title and author; setting, plot, and character summary; opinion; graphics & hyperlinks.)
Half of the required elements are properly and effectively included: (book title and author; setting, plot, and character summary; opinion; graphics & hyperlinks.)
Most of the required elements are properly and effectively included: (book title and author; setting, plot, and character summary; opinion; graphics & hyperlinks.)
All of the required elements are properly and effectively included: (book title and author; setting, plot, and character summary; opinion; graphics & hyperlinks.)


Graphic Novel reviewed:
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Name of Peer reviewer:
Score: /28 __%
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