Format for summaries
An annotated bibliography is a brief summary and evaluation of sources. It informs the reader of the location, accuracy, quality, and relevance of sources.
The purposes of compiling an annotated bibliography are to enable the writer to:
There are four parts to the annotated bibliography. These parts may be changed or modified according to the topic and teacher’s preferences, but for this assignment, I would like you to follow them as they appear here.
Summary (1 paragraph long)
Assessment (1 sentence long)
Reflection (2-3 sentences long)
You will need to annotate four sources. You may find through your reading that the information in one or two of the sources will not be helpful for your paper. However, the act of reading and assessing the articles will help you with this assignment and with other research in the future.
Austin High School teacher