1 - What type of article or Knol are you reviewing? (List A) 2 - What is the significance of the topic in your opinion? (List B) 3 - What words best describe the area covered by the Knol? (List C) 4 - What does the article attempt to do? (List D) 5 - What line of reasoning does the author seem to take? (List E) 6 - How successful is the author's argument? (List B) 7 - From your overall impression - what has the author achieved? (List F) 8 - What word(s) describe the author presentation of the case or chief argument (List A) 9 - Select up to three words that best describe this author's effort (List H) 10 - What voice has the author used? (List I) 11 - How has the author presented the argument (List A, adding ly to form an adverb) 12 - How would you characterize the author's success with the Knol? (List F)
List C area, subject, competency, topic, field, matter, theme, issue, speciality, focus, discipline, sphere, domain, problem, affair, question, realm, topic
List D Questions, probes, queries, explores, looks into, investigates, searches for, surveys, seeks, examines, delves into, researches, enquires into, interrogates, argues that, confronts, scrutinises, casts doubt on, reviews, assesses, analyses, considers, appraises, charts, maps out, offers advice,
List E Argument, case, line of reasoning, claim, contention, defence, rationale, basis, an explanation, the grounds, the motivation, belief, opinion, line of argument, view, assertion, declaration, statement, allegation, principle.
List F Developed, explained, fleshed out, advanced, progressed, expanded, described, defended, rationalised, validated, explained, justified, supported, interpreted, clarified, represented.
List G Employing, using, exercising, utilising, applying, invoking, expressing it