Give your high school students a creative writing opportunity that is applicable to various and relevant writing assignments. The definition essay is an extended metaphor that provides the students with strategies and practice for real life applications necessary for high school, college, and the workforce. This resource provides the teacher with a Power Point Introduction and a Thesis Writing Workshop that is thorough. There is a writing sample included for modeling. There are topic suggestions and, in addition, a notes page that coordinates with the thesis workshop.