I. INTRODUCTION TO STATEMENT OF THE ISSUE (THESIS STATEMENT) _____Submitted a Proposal and was approved. _____Provides a succinct introduction to the paper. _____Clearly and explicitly states the problem/issue. In other words explains what key factor(s) is/are directly responsible for causing certain symptoms. _____Explains the impact of the issue: on health, mental health, on relationships, and/or on productivity and cultural membership. II. PRESENTATION OF DATA AND RESEARCH _____Summarizes the relevant articles or sources and states what the authors were studying and what they found in their research. _____Explains how the article’s findings support the stated thesis statement. _____Discusses strengths & weaknesses of the articles. _____Presentation of findings is organized and flows logically. III. CONCLUSIONS _____Summarizes arguments and main points and draws logical and supported conclusions. _____If opinions are offered they are supported and are clearly labelled as opinions. _____Implications of findings and conclusions are discussed. _____Suggests future directions and further study in this area. _____ Explains why it is pertinent to Medical Anthropology and why a medical Anthropologist needs to know this. IV. REFERENCES AND SCHOLARLY SOURCES _____Uses at least 5 scholarly sources such as peer reviewed articles in scholarly journals or scholarly books. Uses credible websites ( eg. .org, .gov, .edu) sparingly (less than 50% of references). _____Integrates all five scholarly references in the body of the paper. V. AAA STYLE WRITING FORMAT _____Margins, spacing and page numbers and running head are correctly formatted according to AAA style. _____Title page is formatted according to AAA style. _____The body of the paper formatted according to AAA style- headings and indents. _____In-text citations and references are cited formatted according to AAA style. _____Reference page is formatted according to AAA style. VI. GRAMMAR AND PUNCTUATION IS UPPER DIVISION COLLEGE LEVEL _____Spelling is correct (only a couple of minor errors). _____Uses grammatically correct sentences with appropriate tense use, punctuation and sentence structure.