Evaluation Essay

In an evaluation essay, you make judgments about people, ideas, and possible actions. You make your evaluation based on certain criteria that you develop. Organize the essay by discussing the criteria you used to make your judgment.

Example question: Write an essay evaluating the importance of the House of Commons.
Introduction:Give your judgment on whether the House of Commons is important.
Supporting paragraphs:1. Explain first criteria: meeting place for government
2. Explain second criteria: represent Canadians
3. Explain third criteria: make laws for Canada
Summary paragraph:Conclude with an overall judgment about the House of Commons