Meet your most important ELA objectives with Scope’s engaging multi-genre content, rich skill-building support material, and thrilling videos.
Need Help? Click Here.

Menu H3

Menu H4

Menu H4 (SV)

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

May 2017

Deadline:
June 15, 2017

 
 
Nick Contest

Explanatory writing task: Students analyze a quote about heroism and apply it to Nick.

Gold Ribbon

Prize: The Running Dream by Wendelin Van Draanen

 

Immortal Contest

Explanatory writing task: In a well-organized essay, students explain whether humans should live forever.

Gold Ribbon

Prize: The Fourteenth Goldfish by Jennifer L. Holm

 

Stop Fake News Contest

Explanatory writing task: Students explain how the lesson in the folktale applies to fake news, and what can be done to protect against fake news.

Gold Ribbon

Prize: The Cruisers by Walter Dean Myers

 

 

Night of the Bats Contest

Descriptive writing task: Students use our delightful activity about bats to practice their descriptive writing skills.

Gold Ribbon

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

 

 

 

Scholastic Scope

April 2017

Deadline:
May 15, 2017

 
Bill Shishima Contest

Explanatory writing task: Students explain what led to the internment of Japanese Americans and what could have been done differently to prevent this “grave injustice” from happening.

Gold Ribbon

Prize: Weedflower by Cynthia Kadohata

 

Rachel Carson Contest

Explanatory writing task: Students explain why the U.S. should create Rachel Carson Day—a national holiday to celebrate her legacy.

Gold RibbonPrize: World Without Fish by Mark Kurlansky

 

Jerry Contest

Explanatory writing task: Students identify the central idea of “Can Money Buy Happiness?” and consider if Jerry would agree with it.

Gold Ribbon

Prize: Swindle by Gordon Korman

 

 

TV Contest

Explanatory writing task: Students explain how TV has impacted American culture over time.

Gold Ribbon

Prize: Game World by C.J. Farley

 

 

Let’s Sing! Contest

Explanatory writing task: Students use our delightful infographic about singing to create a presentation, video, or essay.

Gold Ribbon

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

 

 
 

 

 

 
 

 

The deadline has passed!
The winner will be announced later this month.

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

Teaching with Scope

We Recommend

Scope and Standards

Menu F2