To prepare for your research paper, you will submit an annotated bibliography that contains at
least 5 secondary sources. These sources should come ONLY from the GMC library databases.
For each source, you will provide a paragraph-long annotation.
Your annotated bibliography will be graded on the following rubric:
Each source should be a critical argument on the reading you've chosen for your research
paper. Sources that only provide biographical information or plot summary are
unacceptable. The source MUST provide an argument.
The annotation for each source should be a paragraph in length (at least 150 words).
You must include a brief summary of the source. This summary should include the
You must provide an analysis of how you may use the source in your paper.
For more information on how to write an annotated bibliography, you should view the
Purdue OWL's website here: http://owl.english.purdue.edu/owl/resource/614/01/.
For each source, you must provide an MLA citation. Too see how to cite an article from
an online database, you should view the following website:
Mechanics, Grammar, and Punctuation
All written assignments should be mechanically and grammatically correct with proper
For more information on each of these, you should view the Purdue OWL’s General
Writing Resources page: http://owl.english.purdue.edu/owl/section/1/.