Options or Purposes for Annotation:
Record questions. (I wonder….?)
Record connections. (This reminds me of ….)
Record confusions. (I don’t understand….)
Record thinking that is new to you.
Record the Who. Define who the “biggies” are in the selection and why they are important. Consider their political affiliation, special interests, and with whom they align.
Record the What. Describe what is significant about the event and what conditions made the event possible.
Record the When. Pinpoint when the event occurred and consider when the issue(s) concerning the event will resurface.
Record the Where. Where in the world is this happening? Is the geography significant and have other significant events happened here before?