Can goals and objectives be part of the performance review, and evaluated in the performance review document?
Small Improvements always display the most recent objectives in the helpful resources menu located on the right side of the performance review.
So while they are not part of the review itself, they can be easily referenced during the review process. Since you have been updating the objectives throughout the objective cycle with ratings and comments, providing meaningful feedback in the review itself gets easier due to rich reference materials at your fingertips.
Below is an example of where to find the objectives in the resources section: