I-Search Essay Checklist
I composed a statement of intent, in which I explain what topic I’m going to
research and what I think is expected of me in the assignment.
I made notes on my topic (NOT just copying and pasting) (see Double Entry note-
taking form on the I-Search Resources Page)
I began my rough draft, beginning with the middle paragraphs (evidence and
When I finished my rough draft, I did a Pair Check with another student, using the
rubric to evaluate my work.
I submitted my rough draft to Mr. Richard for notes and comments.
I used the information from the Pair Check and Mr. Richard to revise and write a