Improve student compositions with Diana Thomas' Essay DVD series. Offering students a common language to understand the art and craft of writing, they'll learn how to evaluate their writing, structure an essay, effectively communicate an idea, and more. Essay styles include cause & effect, definition, and pros & cons; each essay lesson teaches a prewriting technique, discusses how to structure each paragraph, and uses examples to illustrate each concept. 98 minutes. Widescreen DVD. Volume II.