This product has students work together to write a rhetorical analysis essay of Dave Barry’s “Lost in the Kitchen” (also known as “Turkeys in the Kitchen.”) Your students will need Google Drive in order to complete this assignment.
Students will annotate the passage on their own and then work together to write a thesis and a closing, and each student will write their own body paragraph. All steps and directions are on the student handout. Students should have a little bit of experience with the rhetorical analysis essay in order to complete this assignment. If students need support, body paragraph templates and model paragraphs are provided on the handout.
Basically, you provide students with a copy of the text and a the link to the handout and the students do the rest!!!
• Handout for students
• Step-by-step lesson
• Example paragraph and paragraph template for students
• Google Drive version of documents
• “Turkeys in the Kitchen” by Dave Barry (Easily found through a Google search.)