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February 2021

Deadline

April 1, 2021

Bigfoot Contest

Imagine you have a younger friend who asks you if Bigfoot is real. Write a note telling him or her where stories of Bigfoot came from and why it’s very unlikely he exists.

Prize

a Storyworks prize


Space Message Contest

Imagine you’re Naya. Write an email to your mom on the space station, telling how your feelings were different at the end of the day than at the beginning, and why.

Prize

Storyworks prize


Stone Soup Contest

Write a letter from the children of the village to the soldiers, telling them what the villagers learned and what happens after the soldiers leave.

Prize

Storyworks prize


Connected Contest

Write a journal entry that explains your plans for keeping connected with your friends and family while you’re apart. Use ideas from the infographic.

Prize

Storyworks prize


Word Nerd Contest

Write your own Word Nerd sentence

Prize

You will be featured as a Real-Life Word Nerd


Wild Word Contest

Can you find a word that can be used at least three different ways? Send it to us, along with an excellent sentence for each meaning.

Prize

Storyworks prize


December 2020/January 2021

Deadline

February 1, 2021

Tambora Contest

Imagine you could send a letter through time, explaining to the Hoisingtons what caused the strange weather of 1816. In your letter, tell them how Tambora affected people around the world.

Prize

a Storyworks prize


Can’t Dance Contest

At the end of the story, Emma heads to talk to Aubree. Write the conversation you think the girls might have. What does Emma want to say? How might Aubree respond?

Prize

Storyworks prize


Newsies Contest

Imagine you’re a reporter covering the Newsboys Strike of 1899. Write an article about what the newsies did and how it led to change. Include quotes from characters in the play.

Prize

Storyworks prize


 Perfect Pet Contest

 Your friend Alex wants a new pet to keep her company. Write her an email explaining why she should choose a potbellied pig. Use information from the infographic.

Prize

Storyworks prize


Word Nerd Contest

Write your own Word Nerd sentence

Prize

You will be featured as a Real-Life Word Nerd