The Elegant Essay: Building Blocks for Analytical  Writing Set Updated Edition  -     By: Lesha Myers
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Institute For Excellence In Writing / 2011 / Other

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The Elegant Essay walks students through the entire essay-building process; from captivating introductions to compelling descriptions, students will learn to bring words and arguments to life. Focusing on both the form and content of an essay, this Institute for Excellence in Writing course will help students improve their thesis sentences, organization, transitions, conclusions and other elements of successful writing.

Written in a conversational style, students will enjoy how the author deftly weaves together unique examples of good writing with the principles upon which they're founded. 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 & Style Unit VIII.

Elegant Essay Units cover:

  • Thesis Statement
  • Essay Organization
  • Transitions
  • Introductions
  • Conclusions
  • Advanced thesis statements and planning charts
  • Descriptive Practice Essay
  • Persuasive Practice Essay

The Elegant Essay Teacher's Manual includes all the information needed to teach this course, from scheduling to structure to grading to daily lessons. Examples, teaching hints, models, and lesson-specific issues are addressed.

Each lesson begins with instruction in the students' book. After instruction, teachers model each lesson concept and lead students through assignments. Students are then allowed to practice ideas in a group or with the teacher, and finally complete a second set of "on your own" exercises independently.

This kit includes:

  • The Elegant Essay Writing Lessons Student Book, 144 pages, spiral-bound, softcover. Reproducible for in-family use only.
  • The Elegant Essay Teacher's Manual, 100 pages, spiral-bound softcover.
  • Access to "The Elegant Essay" e-resource download

    Course may be adapted to cover 3-4 weeks or 13-16 weeks. Two sample schedules are included.

Product Information

Format: Other
Vendor: Institute For Excellence In Writing
Publication Date: 2011
ISBN: 1623410959
ISBN-13: 9781623410957
Availability: In Stock

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  1. 1 Stars Out Of 5
    EXTREMELY different from other IEW products
    March 28, 2014
    Kirstin
    Quality: 2
    Value: 2
    Meets Expectations: 1
    We have been successfully using IEW for a few years. So when my son finished SICC-B and the little flowchart said to use The Elegant Essay next, I bought it. I am used to students working very independently with IEW. But TEE is *extremely* teacher-intensive. It is geared toward classroom/co-op use, and if the teacher is not available or not able to teach the material, the student simply can't do it. The teacher's guide is very vague, and in order to teach, the teacher must use the student book in addition to the teacher's guide - all of the information is not in the teacher's guide.

    I am very unhappy with this purchase and am looking for an alternative to teach my son the same material so we can get back to IEW for SICC-C. We have managed to slog through about 3-4 chapters, and those have been an utter disaster. I simply can't do any more.
  2. Troy, OH
    Age: 55-65
    Gender: female
    5 Stars Out Of 5
    Great method for essay writing
    September 27, 2012
    rens
    Troy, OH
    Age: 55-65
    Gender: female
    Quality: 5
    Value: 5
    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.
  3. Marietta, GA
    Age: 45-54
    Gender: female
    5 Stars Out Of 5
    great product
    July 13, 2011
    Prudence
    Marietta, GA
    Age: 45-54
    Gender: female
    Quality: 5
    Value: 5
    Meets Expectations: 5
    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.
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