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Scope 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 Scope

April 2016

Deadline:
May 20, 2016

Partisans Contest

Students imagine that a Ben Kamm memorial statue is being built. They write a speech about Ben to be read when the statue is unveiled to the public.

Gold Ribbon

Prize: Shadow on the Mountain by Margi Preus

Hero Contest

In a short essay, students argue whether Jason is the hero of the story.

Gold Ribbon

Prize: The Shadow Thieves by Anne Ursu

Killer Smog Contest

Students explain how smog has impacted the lives of people throughout history and whether enough has been done to solve the problem.

Gold Ribbon

Prize: The City of Ember by Jeanne DuPrau

Cat Island Contest

Students revise a paragraph to make the writing more vivid and descriptive.

Gold Ribbon

Prize: Three winners will each get a $25 Visa gift card. We will publish the winning entries on Scope Online.

 
Scholastic Scope

March 2016

Deadline:
April 20, 2016

Python Contest

In a well-organized essay, students explain how invasive species are a problem and some of the creative ways the problem is being addressed.

Gold Ribbon

Prize: Chomp by Carl Hiaasen

Georgia Contest

Students write a their own historical fiction narratives predicting what might happen next in the story.

Gold Ribbon

Prize: Wheels of Change by Sue Macy

Justin Contest

In a short essay, students explain what the Osborne Association is and why its services are necessary and valuable.

Gold Ribbon

Prize: Cracker! The Best Dog in Vietnam by Cynthia Kadohata

Pizza Contest

Students turn our delicious infographic about pizza into an essay.

Gold Ribbon

Prize: Three winners will each get a $25 Visa gift card. We will publish the winning entries on Scope Online.

 

 

 
 

 

The winner has been chosen! Stay tuned for Linda Sue’s story, coming in May!

Please note: We cannot accept Google docs.

All contest entries can be e-mailed to: scopemag@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 Scope
P.O. Box 712
New York, NY 10013-0712

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