The Overview, Point and Counterpoint essays in Points of View Reference Center (POV) are created by professional writers and subject experts skilled in persuasive and research writing, language arts, and curriculum. Carefully constructed and extensively researched, these essays provide students with solid examples for writing their own persuasive essays and arguments. The Point and Counterpoint essays are opinion pieces; the goal is to present an idea only as it pertains to the viewpoint being expressed, and offer supporting bibliographic resources.
Points of View essays include study questions as well as links to articles providing information on "What the Experts Say" about an issue, and other related articles. All of this provides students with the broad background needed to place each issue in its proper context.