1. You may have to do one of the following:
a. to present a viewpoint (i.e. to argue for or against a topic OR to argue in such a way so as to persuade the reader to agree with you).
b. to discuss the pros and cons of the topic
c. to try to solve a given problem.
2. use these strategies
a introduction – state your stand on the topic
b. middle paragraph – present the facts clearly and forcefully, give accurate facts, use specific examples and illustrations to support your argument.
a. restate your stand