You are to write an annotated bio with five sources for the topic instructed with the following guidelines:
Your annotations should address each of the following sets of questions in a paragraph each: 1.
Summarize: What topics are covered? What is the point of this book or article? What are the main
arguments? If someone asked what this article/book is about, what would you say? 2. Evaluate: Why is this
a useful source for your essay? How do you know that the information is reliable? Is this source biased or
objective? What is the author’s purpose in writing this source? 3. Reflect: Consider how the source fits into
your research. Why was this source helpful to you? How can you use this source in your essay? How does
it help you shape your argument? Has it confounded your thinking about the topic, or reinforced your