Lesson 8 - annotated bibliographies

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  • I can imagine! In the meantime, here is what I have done with your work thus far... will be testing it all out on students shortly. Again, thanks again!

    http://www.thewickedacademic.blogspot.ca/2014/10/annotate-this.html
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  • Thank you for the message. This ALWAYS gets students into big debates about the best items to bring in the clutch for Shetal's date. You may of course use it. Let me know how it goes!
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  • This is probably the cleverest way of explaining an otherwise tedious assignment that I have ever come across. My hat goes off to you Ms. Clark! Well Done! I may use parts of this and credit you (naturally) if that is ok with you? You can reach me at: thewickedacademic@outlook.com
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Lesson 8 - annotated bibliographies

  1. 1. Shetal's Bag: What's in it? (and why?)
  2. 2. Shetal is going on a date to a club. If she can take only 3 items in her clutch, what should she take and why?
  3. 3. What did we just do? te: (v.) nnota A notes to ) to add diagram text or (a lanation ing exp giv mente.ican Dictionary o or ce: TmOxford Am r he -- Sourc
  4. 4. How is Shetal's Bag Annotated? http://www.flickr.com/photos/bardgabbard/3951445679/
  5. 5. Shetal is going on a date to a club. ... Summarize (What is in her purse?) ... Assess (How useful will these items be on the date?) ... Reflect (How helpful are the items? Which will be most essential to the success of her date?)
  6. 6. Today's Goal Learn what an annotated bibliography is, how to make one, and why.
  7. 7. Annotated Bibliography Overview: a list of sources with a short explanation of the source and how it will be useful to you. Length of annotation: About 150 words Purpose: Inform the reader of the relevance, accuracy and quality of the sources -- source: Olin and Uris Libraries, "How to Prepare an Annotated Bibliography, http://olinuris.library.cornell.edu/ref/research/skill28.htm
  8. 8. Annotations Should... ... Summarize (topics, main arguments) ... Assess (point of view, authority, accuracy, references, currency) ... Reflect (How helpful is this source for you? How will you use it to shape your argument?)
  9. 9. Why Bother? Creating an annotated bibliography... ... forces you to examine your sources critically. ... will allow you to begin thinking of how to structure your argument. ... helps you remember what is in each source.
  10. 10. Bibliographic Citation: How does this citation compare to the footnote form? Author's name is inverted in the bibliography, unlike the footnote. Titles of large are italicized; smaller works or articles are in quotations. (same in footnote) Publication information is not listed in parentheses as in footnote. Footnote example: Sylvia Barack Fishman, A Breath of Life: Feminism in the American Jewish Community (New York: Free Press, 1993), 48-50. The footnotes is punctuated mostly by commas, the bibliographic citation with periods. Source Annotated Bibliography and Guide to Archival Resources on the History of Jewish Women in America (Weisbard, 1997), UW Madison.
  11. 11. Sample Annotation Assessment of argument, POV, references Summary of main topics Reflection on usefulness Assessment of author's credentials Source Annotated Bibliography and Guide to Archival Resources on the History of Jewish Women in America (Weisbard, 1997), UW Madison.
  12. 12. Reflect: How will this source be useful to YOU? Credit: Jessica James, sample annotated bibliography
  13. 13. Forum Homework Reflect on your trip to UCLA
  14. 14. Annotated Bibliography Get a head start now -- your annotated bibliography will be due on January 10th. So… … list your sources alphabetically in the bibliography format. … summarize, assess and reflect in your annotations.
  15. 15. Annotated Bibliographies History 12, Ryan Staude and Rob Latimer, November 2013
  16. 16. ctl.windwardschool.org

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