The paper must address/contain the following:
- Provide an up-to-date summary of the various lockdown policies(e.g. stay-at-home orders, curfews, movement restrictions) implemented in the U.S. to mitigate the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic (approx. 750 words).
- State your position/perspective on whether the implemented lockdown policies were necessary, timely, and appropriate (in terms of scope and duration) to deal with the health risks associated with the Covid-19 pandemic (approx. 750 words). This portion of the paper will be graded based on the rubric below:
|Specific position/perspective is imaginative, taking into account the complexities of an issue. Limits of position/perspective are acknowledged. Others’ points of view are synthesized within position/perspective.||Specific position/perspective takes into account die complexities of an issue.|
Others’ points of view are acknowledged within position/perspective.
position/perspective acknowledges different sides of an issue.
position/perspective is stated, but is simplistic and obvious.
- The paper must have an effective introduction and conclusion.
- Reference any sources you have consulted while writing the paper. Note, plagiarism – the unacknowledged use of the work of others as if this were your own original work – will not be tolerated.
- Proofread your work.