This writing project gets students thinking creatively from the perspective of a turkey. Students must convince the reader not to eat them for Thanksgiving by offering an alternative food instead. This product contains a step-by-step set of instructions that guides students through the development of a five paragraph persuasive essay. All you need to do is print! BONUS: The last page of this document contains a gradesheet for you to use while your students present their essays to the class. Excellent project to implement before the Thanksgiving Holiday!!!