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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 2017

October 25, 2017

From War
to America Contest

Explanatory writing task: Students analyze a quote about the strength of refugees and apply it to the article.

Gold Ribbon

Prize: The Only Road by Alexandra Diaz


Hercules Contest

Explanatory writing task: Students explain how Hercules changes throughout  the play.

Gold Ribbon

Prize: The Red Sun by Alane Adams Holm


Dog Contest

Explanatory writing task: Students explain how the the relationship between humans and dogs has changed over time.

Gold Ribbon

Prize: Dash by Kirby Larson


Tucker Contest

Explanatory writing task: Students explain what Tucker has in common with Richard Etheridge.

Gold RibbonPrize: The Secret of Gumbo Grove by Eleanora E. Tate


Dallol Contest

Descriptive writing task: Students use our activity about Dallol, Ethiopia 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.











How To Enter

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