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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

September 2016

October 20, 2016

From Terror to Hope Contest

Students explain how the title “From Terror to Hope” relates to both the article and the essay.

Gold Ribbon

Prize: Dear Blue Sky by Mary Sullivan

Poe Contest

In a well-organized paragraph, students explain how the author creates a suspenseful mood in the play.

Gold Ribbon

Prize: Doll Bones by Holly Black

Phone Manners Guide Contest

Students create their own etiquette guide for smartphone use today, using information in both texts to help create the rules.

Gold Ribbon

Prize: Echo by Pam Muñoz Ryan

Mars Contest

Students explain how the author draws on scientific information in the story, using information from the pairing to support their ideas.

Gold RibbonPrize: One Small Step by P.B. Kerr

Roach Contest

Students turn our infographic on the cockroach into a short essay.Gold Ribbon

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





Please note: We cannot accept Google docs.

All contest entries can be e-mailed to:

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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