This is a six-page step-by-step PDF document that contains everything you need to set your students on the "write" track to writing an effective literary (analysis) paragraph.
Page One: Handout including the 11 tips, tricks, and "rules" of writing a literary paragraph
Page Two: A Student Writing Checklist to ensure students write in accordance with the conventions of writing about literature.
Page Three: A Student-Teacher "Contract" to keep students accountable to their writing and avoid turning in poor-quality first-draft work.
Page Four: An easy and quick marking rubric focused on conventions and structure.
Page Five: A fourteen-mark quiz, based upon the one-page handout about literary paragraphs.
Page Six: An answer key to the one-page quiz (found on page five).