EVERGREEN combines carefully crafted instruction, high-interest readings and student models, and plentiful practice exercises, to provide the most effective paragraph to essay level Developmental Writing text on the market.
The Ninth Edition includes expanded and revised coverage of writing essays, including an additional essay chapter and numerous additional student models. Photos enhance high interest readings and promote critical viewing as well as critical thinking and clear writing.
Susan Fawcett's tested MAP format (Model Analysis Practice) first provides an example of the concept presented, then discusses the concept, and immediately provides an opportunity for hands on practice.
Numerous student models provide students with real, attainable examples of paragraphs and essays in the writing patterns.
Full color photographs and diagrams reinforce learning and help students learn to study and analyze visual images.
Superior ESL coverage includes integrated practice opportunities for grammar and spelling, an ESL Appendix that focuses on particular ESL stumbling blocks, ESL Tip annotations in the AIE that suggest how and when to provide ESL instruction, and a separate Guide to Teaching Evergreen with ESL Students that provides specific assistance in teaching English language learners.