February 2023

Deadline

April 1, 2023

Tornado Contest

How does author Lauren Tarshis makethe Tri-State Tornado seem like a livingmonster?

Prize

I Survived: Tornado Terror by Lauren Tarshis


S'mores Contest

By the end of the story, Raniya is not insuch a hurry to go “back THERE, to Pakistan.” What events in the storyhelped her accept staying HERE?

Prize

Zara's Rules for Record-Breaking Fun by Hena Khan


Roy Contest 

Write a conversation between Roy and Older Roy in which they talk about Roy’s mistake. What can the older character teach the younger one?

Prize

Scholastic Year in Sports 2023 by James Buckley Jr.


Root Power Contest

Think about the meaning of the root therm to figure out what Lexie is saying. Write your own sentence for each bold word. Then find one more word with the root therm and write a sentence with that too.

Prize

Storyworks prize


Doodling Contest 

Imagine your school is trying to ban doodling. Using facts fromthe infographic and your own ideas, write a letter in support ofdoodling to give to your principal.

Prize

a Storyworks prize


December 2022/ January 2023

Deadline

February 1, 2023

Cara's Contest

Write a letter to Cara, sharing three things you learned from the article.

Prize

I Got This by Cara Mailey and Chrissie Sains


Sloths Contest

Retell what happened to Snow White from her point of view. Use details from the article and the text features in your response. You may write it in the form of a journal entry, a short story, or a poem.

Prize

The Adventures of Dr. Sloth by Suzi Eszterhas


March Contest 

Imagine you’re Gus, Eddie, or James. Write a journal entry telling why you joined the march. Were you happy with its outcome?

Prize

Duet by Elise Broach


Root Power Contest

Think about the meaning of the root aud to figure out what Lexie is saying. Write your own sentence for each orange word. Then find one more word with the root aud and write a sentence with that too.  

Prize

Storyworks prize


New Year's Contest 

You’re organizing a New Year’s Eve get-together for your neighborhood. What giant object would you drop? What else would your celebration include? Write a short essay about your event. Use details from the infographic—and add your own ideas!

Prize

a Storyworks prize


Boo's Contest

Imagine you’re Nate at the end of the story. Write a letter to your family explaining what you’ve realized about Boo and why you eventually decided to keep him. 

Prize

Allergic by Megan Wagner Lloyd


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