Annotated Bib Rubric

 

 

EXCEPTIONAL

COMPLETE

INSUFFICIENT

THOROUGHNESS

         multiple sources identified for each question;

         sophisticated, complex sources,

         no Wikipedia

         at least one source per research question;

         source level appropriate to task

         some questions are still unanswered;

         sources oversimplify the issue being considered

RANGE and BALANCE

         diverse array of sources including primary and secondary, print, video, and visual texts;

         when appropriate and necessary texts represent a range of views on the sociopolitical spectrum

         includes primary and secondary information but may be limited to a particular medium;

         lacking range of perspectives

         sources are one-sided, or all from same medium, or all secondary sources

SOURCE EVALUATION

         purposeful, insightful and convincing explanation of each source and its usefulness;

         considers each source in conjunction with the others and how the sources will work together

         each source explained, although explanations may become redundant;

         all sources are useful;

         may only consider sources in isolation

         annotations are incomplete, unclear and/ or unconvincing

FORMAT

         no MLA formatting errors; sources are alphabetized and correctly indented; n.p. and n.d. (if included by citation generator) have been completed; all websites include date accessed

         alphabetized and properly aligned; citations copied directly from generator without completion

         not alphabetized, incorrect alignment, incorrect citation format