Designed to bring out the creative side of students, this supplemental workbook series helps students pull together the various elements that go into writing a detective story.
Topics include: definition of a sleuth, famous fictional examples, develop characters, creating a personality, creating problems and mysteries, using animals, the role of villains, tools of the trade, incorporating strengths and weaknesses, laying clues, and the writing process. Other ways to use sleuths are also explored, with story starters to get things moving.
Create a Sleuth - Writing a Detective Story
Publisher: Educational Impressions
Page Count: 72
Author: Eleanor W. Hoomes, Ph.D.
Age: 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18
Grade: 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12
Topic: Writing, Mysteries, Creativity