The Elegant Essay walks students through the entire essay-building process from captivating introductions to compelling descriptions; students will learn to bring their words and their arguments to life. Focusing on both the form and content of an essay, this course will help students mature their thesis sentences, organization, transitions, conclusions and other elements of successful writing. Written in a conversational style, students will delight in reading the author's writing, as she deftly weaves unique examples of good writing with the principles they're founded upon. Clearly designed exercises will have your students writing well-and enjoying it-in no time. With explanation and practice exercises, it is an excellent extension and refinement of IEW's Teaching Writing: Structure and Style's Unit VIII. Includes student material. 79 pages, softcover, spiral-bound. Teacher guide sold separately.