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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

December 2016/January 2017

Deadline:
February 15, 2017

 
 
Apollo 13 Contest

Explanatory writing task: Students explain why the Apollo 13 mission was called a “successful failure.”

Gold Ribbon

Prize: One Small Step by P.B. Kerr

 

Heroes Contest

Explanatory writing task: Students write a short essay about how mythological characters and superheroes in our culture today inspire us to be “our better selves.”

Gold Ribbon

Prize: The Trials of Apollo: The Hidden Oracle by Rick Riordan

 
Stop Poaching Contest

Explanatory writing task: Students explain why poaching is a concern and what can be done to "turn the tide" against poaching.

Gold Ribbon

Prize: What Elephants Know by Eric Dinerstein

 

 

Piper Contest

Descriptive writing task: Students revise a short 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

November 2016

Deadline:
December 20, 2016

 
Pirate Contest

Argument writing task: Drawing on information from the article, students decide whether the Hollywood portrayal of pirate life is accurate.

Gold Ribbon

Prize: The Death-Defying Pepper Roux
by Geraldine McCaughrean

 

 
Claudette Contest

Explanatory writing task: Students write a short essay about the ways in which Claudette Colvin was dauntless.

Gold Ribbon

Prize: Claudette Colvin: Twice Toward Justice
by Phillip Hoose

 

 

Railroad Contest

Explanatory writing task: Students explain how author Kenneth Oppel uses historical events to develop the plot of his story.

Gold Ribbon

Prize: The Boundless by Kenneth Oppel

 

 

Yusra Contest

Explanatory writing task: Students explain whether Yusra would agree or disagree with idea presented in the poem “Dreams” by Langston Hughes.

Gold Ribbon

Prize: Return to Sender by Julia Alvarez

 

 

You Write It Contest

Explanatory writing task: Students turn our interview with 16-year-old Nikhil Gopal into their own article.

Gold Ribbon

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

 

 

 
 

 

 

 
 

 

Check out our awesome new contest!
Deadline: March 10, 2017.

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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