P1: set the scene: Who was/were the main character(s)? When/Where did the story take place? What was the weather like?
P2: describe the events in the order they happened, leading to the climax event: What was the event before the climax event? What was the climax (main) event?
P3: What happened in the end?
P4: How did the character(s) feel?
Don't forget to use time connectors to show the sequence of events: as, when, after, later, while, suddenly, immediately!
This summer my sister and I finally convinced our parents to let us go to the mountains, to our aunt’s, on our own.
I went for a walk with my friends and we came up with an idea to visit one house that’s called by the people of our town ’the haunted house’.
As we went closer to the house, it became colder and colder. We stopped in front of the house and the front door opened itself. We were all frightened, but we still had the courage to take the first step through the door.
It was dark and very cold indoors. The house had two storeys. We went to the second floor and there, in the corner of the dark room, there was a man with long gray hair. He was intimidating at the first look. Suddenly we heard a noise that was coming from downstairs. I felt like the whole house was hit by a tornado. A moment later we heard an awful scream. I think that it was a woman’s voice, a scared woman. We were just standing there, looking at each other. We couldn’t move. We felt some presence near by. We ran downstairs and there we saw a painting on the floor. We ran outside.
We figured that in that house something unexplainable exists and we knew that we’ll never come back to that horrible house again.
After two years I saw that creature again, but I avoided it in the street. One rainy day, I was going to my tennis lesson and around the corner I saw that monster eating something. I thought it was a human, but it appeared that it was a dummy from a boutique.
I shared this story with my friends but they didn’t believe me. I tried to find the monster again and take a picture of him so I can prove my amazing experience. Unfortunately, I had no luck.
That day, my father came home with a nice bunch of flowers and a little shine glass bottle of perfume. I wondered what the fragrance of the perfume was. My curiosity was so strong that I went to my secret place to try it out. But, when I tried to get hold of the bottle on the top shelf of the closet, I knocked it down and smashed the bottle. Suddenly, the room was filled with wonderful fragrance. The more the room was filled with scents, the more I cried. My tears were falling on the floor like rivers. Finally, the door opened and two heads peeped to see what had happened. Mum quickly came up to me and hugged me, and my dad tried to calm my deep sighs. In the end, dad took us both to the store, where he bought two new bottles of perfume, one for mum and one for me.
It all ended well. I got my first perfume and the room had a nice fragrance for a long, long time.
Four of my friends and I were taking a walk through the woods. The grass looked very nice that day. However, the path was not straight and there were some dangerous holes on the way. While we were crossing one of the big holes, I suddenly heard a scream behind. Immediately, the four of us turned around and were shocked to see our friend Jelena with her both legs in the large hole. All my friends and I ran to her and pulled her out of the hole. She was a little afraid that her leg was broken. We helped her to walk on one leg until we got to our Biology teacher. She looked at Jelena’s leg and examined it. She decided that the leg wasn’t broken, but the ankle was twisted and Jelena felt a little pain. The teacher told her not to move any more that day and that everything would be fine when we got home.
In the end we all felt really proud, because we helped our friend that day.