annotation guide

annotation guide - 1. What kinds of sources are acceptable...

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1. What kinds of sources are acceptable for the annotation assignment? Scholarly!!! This is not the place to summarize newspaper articles, encyclopedia entries, magazine articles, or blogs. Those are popular sources- they are not academic and although they may have a place in your paper they should not find a home in your annotation assignment. 2. Header, Page Numbers, Research Question- 12 font times new roman, double spaced 3. Proper MLA citations 4. What you need to include in your annotation A. The research question answered by the source you are annotating. B. The claim/argument being made in the source you are annotating. C. The evidence used to support the claim/argument (which is the answer to the research question). Be specific in discussing the evidence your source uses, for example don't just say the text discusses studies or uses statistics. Instead, talk about how the text uses the studies and statistics. Give examples where possible. D. What contribution does the source you are annotating make to
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This note was uploaded on 03/05/2011 for the course HNRS 110 taught by Professor All during the Fall '08 term at George Mason.

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