GRADE CRITERIA: As explained in syllabus good responses are detailed short paragraphs that address question, are persuasive, and answer why it matters. Submitted responses with few specifics and examples will not earn high marks. The assignment is not designed for students to write pages of material but a concise answer. FORMATTING: The paper should be double-spaced in Times New Roman 12 point font using 1 inch top/bottom/right/left Microsoft Word’s default margins. Single spaced paragraphs and no sub-headings. The first sentence of each paragraph should be indented. NOTE: Students should avoid using past tense words and phrases. Avoid using words was, were, they, or to be in their papers if possible.