Instructions: Read the student essay, “Salvaging Our Old-Growth Forests.” First read the NON-ANNOTATED student essay, and then compare it to the ANNOTATED version of the same essay. Notice how the annotated comments analyze and respond to the essay.
As you review the annotations, notice how the feedback tracks the logical flow of the author’s arguments. The annotation comments are aimed at helping the author strengthen the power of the argument essay. This is a model for helpful annotation and feedback you can provide when you do the writing community review of your peers’ argument essays.
Non-Annotated Student Essay
Click on the link to view the NON-ANNOTATED version of the student essay: “Salvaging Our Old-Growth Forests,” by Linder
Annotated Student Essay
Click on the link to view the ANNOTATED version of the student essay: “Salvaging Our Old-Growth Forests,” by Linder