I started WriteAtHome in 2001 with five students. Since then, WriteAtHome has helped many thousands of homeschool students improve their writing skills. Our approach is simple. We give a short lesson on writing each week and a short writing assignment. Students spend an average of an hour or two on their writing project each week. That project is sent to …
Here’s a popular descriptive writing assignment we give in one of our middle school courses. It works for kids of any age, however.
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Good narrative writing commonly involves dialogue – conversation between two or more characters in a story. Allowing characters to speak for themselves is a great way to reveal their personalities. It shows what a character is like rather just telling about him. It permits the reader to draw his own conclusions. As much as possible, let your characters be heard.