Quick Write

Which Monster theories apply to your monster?

Purpose of Evaluations

Let’s look at an example evaluation for a movie.

The Hunger Games: EW Review

Lisa Schwarzbaum is reviewing “The Hunger Games” movie.

  • Does she acknowledge what her mission is and who her audience is?
  • What criteria does she establish for it to succeed?
  • Does she anticipate her audience’s questions and reactions?
  • Does she address any differences between the book and movie?
  • What is her grade or judgment of the movie?

Dracula Untold 2014 Roger Ebert Review

In small groups, answer these questions.

  • How does he introduce us to the topic?
  • What is the purpose of each paragraph?
  • How does he evaluate the movie?
  • What is the final verdict?

Peer Review

  • Critical Thinking
  • Clarity of Thought
  • Analysis and Thesis
  • Images and Title
  • MLA and Works Cited