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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 November/
December 2014 Issue

Deadline:
January 15, 2015

Nonfiction:
Dog Contest

Students write a story retelling what happens in the article from the dog’s point of view.

Gold Ribbon

Prize: Sniffer Dogs by Nancy Castaldo

Play: Anansi Contest

Students explain what makes Anansi a trickster and why they think people enjoy tales about tricksters.

Gold Ribbon

Prize: Fantastic Mr. Fox by Roald Dahl

Fiction: Thatagirl Contest

Students write a paragraph explaining at least three historical facts they learned from the story.

Gold Ribbon

Prize: When Audrey Met Alice by Rebecca Behrens

Infographic: Shrimp Contest

Students write a letter convincing comic book fans that the mantis shrimp would make an awesome super villain.

Gold Ribbon

Prize: Five winners will each receive a Storyworks prize.

The deadline has passed. Stay tuned for Wendy Mass's story in the April/May issue!

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: storyworks@scholastic.com

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