how to annotate articles
This discussion topic is designed to help you become familiar with how to annotate articles. In this discussion, you’ll read an academic article on teaching grammar and then write an annotation of that article.
Here’s how to get started:
Step 1: Watch the video, “How to Write an Annotated Bibliography-7th edition.” (It’s in this week’s Content.)
Step 2: Access and then read the article, “Teaching Grammar and Editing in Public Administration: Lessons Learned from Early Offerings of an Undergraduate Administrative Writing Course,” by Claire Connolly Knox.
This article is in the e-reserves section of your class. You can access the article by taking the following steps:
Step 3: Create an annotation of this article as if you were considering it for a source in a paper. Here’s how:
Your annotation thus should include the following:
Please refer to the “Sample Annotated Bibliography-7th edition” in this week’s Content for an example.
Step 4: Post your response.
Step 5: Comment on at least one of your classmates’ posts.
Please note: You’re not writing about teaching grammar for your own writing assignments. However, this exercise is designed to help you become familiar with listing a source in APA format and with writing a critical annotation for it.
Also please note that you will not be able to see other students’ responses to this discussion topic until you post your response.