Social Workers Within Poverty
Annotated Bibliography/Literature Review Grading Rubric
The following grading rubric is for the annotated bibliography, literature review rough draft, and literature review final draft. The three assignments are meant to work together and build toward the final literature review.
Pick four articles or books on a specific topic. Please email the instructor (firstname.lastname@example.org) to approve the topic before you submit the bibliography. Read each article and write a full APA style citation and summary of the article using annotated bibliography format. You may find a sample annotated bibliography here: https://owl.english.purdue.edu/owl/resource/614/02/ You may also find a suggestions for how to write an annotated bibliography here: https://owl.english.purdue.edu/owl/resource/614/01/
The annotated bibliography will be graded as follows:
|Four articles chosen are about one topic and related to social work.||1 point|
|Citations for the articles are in correct APA style||2 points|
|Summaries of the four articles are well-written with proper spelling and grammar and address the main findings/points made in the articles.||2 points|
Use the four books/articles that you found for your annotated bibliography as well as other resources as needed to write a literature review on your chosen topic. Cover the following topics in your literature review. Hint: consider using the topics below as headings. Your literature review should be 5-8 pages.
Introduction: Write an introduction to your paper with a strong thesis statement.
Review of Research: What does the research tell us about this topic? What are the findings of studies?
Treatment Approaches: What treatment approaches, programs, or interventions are effective in addressing the problem you have chosen?
Implications for the Future &
Conclusion: What are
the implications of findings of research and what we know about treatment for
social workers in the future? What is your conclusion?
The paper will be graded as follows:
|Draft Version||Final Version|
|Introduction: Paper has a strong introduction with a thesis statement.||1 point||1.5 points|
|Review of Research: Paper has clear information about findings of the research on this topic.||2 points||3 points|
|Treatment Approaches: Paper indicates that student clearly understood the current treatment approaches||2 points||3 points|
|Implications & Conclusions: Paper indicates critical thinking about the future of social work and conclusions.||2 points||3 points|
|Proper Spelling & Grammar: Paper is free of grammar and spelling mistakes||1 point||1.5 points|
|APA style: The paper uses proper APA style in text citations and proper APA style in the reference list at the end.||1 point||1.5 points|
|Organization: Paper is well-organized, easy to follow with a title page in APA style and headings in APA style.||1 point||1.5 points|