Infectious Disease Essay Rubric Procedures I. Pick an infectious disease and Research your disease. II. Write a 5-7 paragraph essay with the following information: A. Introduction (10 points): Provide a definition of the disease. Interesting facts. What region, race and gender is effects? B. Body Paragraph #1 (15 points): What are the causes of the disease? How it is diagnosed by the doctor? Who and where it was discovered? C. Body paragraph #2 (15 points): What are the symptoms of the disease? How it effects the body physically, mentally, and socially? D. Body Paragraph #3 (15 points): How the disease is treated? How to prevent the disease? E. Conclusion (10 pts): Personal reflections. Summary of the paper. III. Bibliography (10 pts): Minimum of 3 credible sources! This could include books, magazines and library databases. IV. Grammar/Punctuation (20 points) Must be cited correctly! APA or MLA format. Must be handed in on time! 12 pt. font, Double-spaced, Times New Roman or Calibri. NO CUTTING AND PASTING INFORMATION!!