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How does Points of View Reference Center help develop key skills in persuasive writing and debate?

Points of View Reference Center includes several Research Guides that help develop skills in persuasive writing and position paper development, heighten critical thinking skills, and learn debate technique. These guides are useful for both students and teachers. They include:

  • Choosing a Topic
  • Writing a Thesis Statement
  • Judging Fact vs. Opinion
  • Evaluating a Website
  • Writing a Topic Sentence
  • Taking Good Notes
  • From Notes to Outline
  • Visual Ways to Organize Your Ideas 
  • Writing a Persuasive Essay 
  • Writing a Conclusion 
  • Citing Sources 
  • Creating a Bibliography
  • Writing a Research Paper
  • Giving an Oral Presentation
  • Starting a Debate Club 
  • Debate Strategies