Here’s another good writing assignment for middle or high school aged students. Feel free to use it; it’s worked for us at WriteAtHome over the years. ***** Except for the rain that’s been crashing for hours and the house-shuddering wind that howls through the darkness outside, it’s on ordinary evening at your house. Then comes a knock on the door. …
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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.