Lesson Plan

Annotated Bibliography

Teaching Freshman the structure of an annotated bibliography
Avery B.
Media specialist/librarian
The Pinnacle Charter School (Elementary)
Federal Heights, United States
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My Grades K, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5

Students will be able to...

Define bibliography, annotation, and annotated bibliography

Further investigate sources being used for their research

Determine what makes a source relevant to their research

Write an annotated bibliography using EasyBib

English Language Arts
Grades 9
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1 Open Active Listening Handout

Instruct students to log into Google, go to the library website, and open the Active Listening Handout. Students will answer the questions on the handout while listening to the review on annotated bibliographies. Instruct students to submit the link to their finished handout when done. 

Student Instructions

Open the Active Listening Handout. Answer the questions on the handout as we review annotated bibliographies. Replace all blue text with your own answers.

Create and copy a shareable link to your work.

Submit the link using this form.

2 Evaluating Sources

Discuss the CRAP resource with students and discuss the currency, relevance, authority, and purpose of article 1 with the class. Hand out a rubric for students to grade article 1 with. 

Student Instructions

Follow along with the instructor to discuss CRAP and what it stands for. Grade the articles being discussed using the CRAP rubric. 

3 Using EasyBib to Create an Annotated Bibliography

Free, Paid

Instruct students to watch the video on the library site

Student Instructions

Watch the video on the library site