Annotated Bibliography (Five Annotations Required)-
TOPIC: Investigate the history of slavery and discuss the ways in which this history impacts contemporary society.
Create a complete Annotated Bibliography for 5 academic scholarly sources, which include your introduction and thesis, publication details, and the annotation (see below for examples of each component). A total of 5 academic-scholarly sources are required for completion of your final research project.
Scholarship means that:
the author has a Ph.D. or other terminal degree,
the work appears in a multi-volumed, peer-reviewed journal,
and has ample references at the end.
capture publication details,
offer a student introduction and thesis, and
a detailed reading of the source, covering the following:
Offers the student’s introduction and thesis to the best extent s/he knows it at this point in time,
Summarizes key points, and
identifies key terms (using quotation marks, and citing a page in parentheses);
Locates controversies or “problems” raised by the articles;
States whether the student agrees or disagrees and gives reasons;
Locates one or two quotations to be used in the final research project; and
Evaluates the ways in which this article is important and has helped the student to focus his/her understanding.