This writing assignment will demonstrate a student's understanding of mood and how to convey a particular mood through telling a story. Each student will be assigned a different mood word on a slip of paper. Students will compose (minimum) one page short stories that are intended to convey their assigned mood word.
Documents included are student instructions, teacher instructions, a list of mood words to assign students, and a grading rubric. The student instructions include a sample short story that follows the guidelines of the assignment.