7 Annotation Assignments

For all Annotation assignments, refer to the How to Write an Annotation page.

A sample rubric is included at the bottom of this page, beneath the prompts.

Narration

After reviewing the module texts, “Shooting an Elephant,” by George Orwell and “Sixty-nine Cents,” by Gary Shteyngart, cite and comment on a minimum of FIVE (5) phrases, sentences or passages from either essay.

 

Illustration/Example

After reviewing the essays, “She’s Your Basic L.O.L. in N.A.D,” by Perri Klass, and “April & Paris,” by David Sedaris, cite and comment on a minimum of FIVE (5) phrases, sentences or passages from either essay.

 

Compare/Contrast

After reviewing the module texts, “Disability,” by Nancy Mairs, and “Friending, Ancient or Otherwise,” by Alex Wright, cite and comment on a minimum of FIVE (5) phrases, sentences or passages from either essay.

 

Cause and Effect

After reviewing the essays, “Cultural Baggage,” by Barbara Ehrenreich and “Women in Science,” by K.C. Cole, cite and comment on a minimum of FIVE (5) phrases, sentences or passages from either essay.

 

Argument

After reviewing the essays, “The Case Against Torture,” by Alisa Soloman, and “The Case for Torture,” by Michael Levin, cite and comment on a minimum of FIVE (5) phrases, sentences or passages from either essay.

 

 

 

Grading Rubric: Annotation Reading

Criteria Ratings Point Total: 10
Student chooses a text to annotate.

1 pts: Text is chosen

0 pts: No text is chosen

1 pts
Student annotates the text citing a minimum of 5 phrases, sentences, or passages as instructed in the “How to Write An Annotation” page.

8 pts: Outstanding (A)

7 pts: Above Average (B)

6 pts: Average (C)

5 pts: Developing (D)

0 pts: Not submitted

 8 pts
 Student submits the assignment on time.

1 pts: On time

0 pts: Not on time

 1 pts

 

 

 

 

 

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