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Storyworks Contests

Storyworks is packed with contests to get your students excited about writing. And they can win awesome prizes! Below, find information about our current contests, including entry forms and deadlines.

Current Contests

Scholastic Storyworks

Contests in the April/May 2014 Issue

May 15, 2014

Nonfiction: Dinosaur Contest

Students write a letter to their school board explaining why a new school should be named after 19th-century fossil hunter Mary Anning.

Gold Ribbon

Prize: The Wondrous Journals of Dr. Wendell Wellington Wiggins by Lesley Blume

Play: Tortoise Contest

Students write a well-organized essay highlighting examples from “The Secret of Success?” that support the moral of The Tortoise and the Hare.

Gold Ribbon

Prize: Annie Sullivan and the Trials of Helen Keller by Joseph Lambert

Infographic: Flytrap Contest

Students write a paragraph with clear directions on how to take care of a Venus flytrap.

Gold Ribbon

Prize: Five winners will each receive a Storyworks prize.

Everything you need to know about our biggest, most popular contest of the year.

Contest Winners

A list of all winners from the current school year.

Word Nerd Contest

Students send us their Word Nerd exclamations for a chance to become a Storyworks Real-Life Word Nerd in a future Issue.

Wild Word Contest

Can your students find a word that has three meanings? Have them send their suggestions to our contest.

All contest entries can be e-mailed to:

Please attach entries as Word documents or PDFs, put the contest name in the subject line, and include the e-mail address of the entrant’s parent or legal guardian.

You can also mail entries to:

“Contest Name” c/o Storyworks
P.O. Box 712
New York, NY 10013-0712