When you go to the Writing Center, you might hear the terms, higher order concerns and lower order concerns. Think of HOCs as the basic foundation of your paper. Of course, you want to build a strong foundation for your paper in order to get your ideas, points, and message to your readers. Therefore, HOCs are very important. Our peer review today is going to focus on 3 major HOCs and making certain that everyone is following the assignment instructions.

  • Thesis or Focus
  • Organization
  • Development