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 …
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This assignment requires students to write half of a mystery story.
Every story has a plot. Whether it’s a short story, a novel, a play, or a movie, the most important element is the sequence of events that make up the story. In fact, that’s the definition of plot: the sequence of events in a story.