Chapter Nine

Peer Review

How should you offer advice and opinions?

Part One

👩🏻‍🏫 Lesson Media – Peer Review

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Karen Kun

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Brian Keating

Brian’s previous job at the Zoo was to raise money and then to spend it on environmental projects around the world. Presently, he’s the...

Reflection Activity

  • Find a partner and discuss any questions you have about the theme media. What was the most interesting thing about this piece? Why is peer review important?

Further Exploration

Part Two

Your teacher will direct you to the activities to complete below.

Constructive Criticism

How can you both give and take constructive criticism? Read a few tips to help ensure you get the best result for your project.

Pitching Your Idea

How do you show your idea to others and consult them on their thoughts.

Peer Review

Time to show your visual story to a peer, or two...or three. Give and accept critical feedback that will result in a strong final product. *Manditory

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Additional Resources

From the Sorted Library

Part Three

Self reflection

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Brandon Nguyen

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Yoko Lu

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Sarah Ramirez

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Isabella O’Brien

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  • How do you handle failure?
  • What did you learn from it, if anything?
  • Why do you think it's important to hear opinions from others?
  • Why is it hard to accept criticism? But why is constructive criticism important in order to succeed?
  • List several steps you can take to listen, review and revise your visual story.
Unit completion


Chapter One

Introduction to Research

Chapter Five


Chapter Nine

Peer Review

Chapter Two

Framing & Core Elements

Chapter Six


Chapter Ten

Your Vision 2.0 & Mentorship

Chapter Three

Gaps in Knowledge

Chapter Seven

Opinion vs Fact & Identifying Bias

Chapter Eleven

This Unit and Your Future

Chapter Four

Brainstorming to Focus

Chapter Eight

Communication & Consultation

Chapter Twelve

The Pitch