When students hear the word "peer review," the initial reaction may be: how can my peers help me with my paper/essay/genre writing? The answer is: they can provide feedback to help you with the revision process.
The goal of peer review is to help you learn to give effective feedback to your classmates about their writing. The peer review process should look something like this:
Your instructor will provide you with specific instructions for conducting your peer review; however, here is a list of helpful guidelines for providing your peers with a successful and effective peer review: