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6. Argue a Position on a Public Policy Issue Wrap-Up

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In this lesson, you chose a public policy issue that affects different people or that you personally care about.

Then, you created a presentation that included reasons for supporting your position on the issue.

Using a digital tool like Google Slides allows you to quickly make changes to your points as needed.

During this lesson, you: Chose a public policy issue and wrote a thesis statement, Added slides with points to support your argument, Searched online for reliable sources to support your points, Included two key pieces of evidence from the sources on each slide, And cited your sources.

Now that you know how to present an argument, you can effectively present other arguments for practically any topic.

Arguing a position on an issue is a skill used in higher education and in many careers, such as journalism and law.

No matter when you may use this important skill in your life, always make sure to choose strong evidence to back up your points and only use reliable, credible sources.

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