Hone your teens' writing skills as they prepare to apply to colleges or enter the work force! Offering tried-and-true principles to help students write top-notch essays, Myers's interactive 10-unit curriculum covers thesis statements; key elements of organization; transitions; introductions; conclusions; and other foundational concepts. Includes teacher's manual with lesson plans, exercises, practical tips, and more. Approx. 120 pages each, two spiralbound softcovers.
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Customer Reviews for The Elegant Essay: Building Blocks for Analytical Writing Set Updated Edition
Review 1 for The Elegant Essay: Building Blocks for Analytical Writing Set Updated Edition
Great method for essay writing
Date:September 27, 2012
I am using these books (teacher and student editions) to teach a homeschool high school composition class. Myer's method of organization is logical and easily learned by the teens in my class. It is necessary to have the student edition along with the teacher's book. Some components are in one or the other, not both.
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Review 2 for The Elegant Essay: Building Blocks for Analytical Writing Set Updated Edition
Date:July 13, 2011
I have overviewed Elegant Essay in preparing to do the Elegant Essay boot camp with my dd15 this summer. It looks good, and I must say, what I like best about the IEW products ( I have PAL for my youngest) is that they actually teach you how to teach. Many of us are not gifted teachers, and instead of learning the skill through years of practice, I can pick this IEW project and be at least a competent teacher right away! Pretty good, I say!
My only suggestion is I wish the front/back cover was laminated, or wipeable. I've already gotten it wet accidentally, and it looks, well, very used already.