Make essays easy to organize for your students! This is the counterpart to my free 5 plus or minus Essay Map blank template that explains what should be placed in each part of the map. FEEDCATS is an acronym for elaboration choices students can make. This is a proven strategy that I have used for years. My students find this method easy to understand and it produces well organized papers! A teacher's dream. This includes the explanation map, a blank template for your students to brainstorm, and the FEEDCATS acronym strategy to help students elaborate in their writing. Finally, students will understand how to write more descriptively with a variety of elaboration techniques.