For this assignment, students compose a paragraph-length analysis of Washington Irving's short story "The Devil and Tom Walker." Students are asked to analyze the mood of the story, using two examples.
The product includes a detailed assignment sheet, the option of 2 30-point rubrics (one detailed and one general), a self-editing or workshop checklist, and prewriting/planning guides.
The prewriting/planning guides include an outline to assist students with organization, and a more guided template for use with students requiring additional scaffolding. The product also includes a list of positive and negative mood words to assist students who may need it.