How to Catch River Crabs (Process Analysis Essay)

Created By Julie Sinn Cassidy


This is a “cut-ups” exercise where each student group receives a series of sentences that form a process analysis essay about how to catch live crabs. Their task is to determine the order of the essay based on the structure of the sentences and the general structure of a process analysis essay.

Lesson Goal

Students will learn to identify and practice using transitions, to logically organize a paragraph, and to write process analysis essays.

Teaching Document

Catch River Crabs-Directions