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May 2022


June 16, 2022

Tutankhamen Contest

Create an advertisement for a traveling Tutankhamen exhibit. Your advertisement can be a poster, commercial, or social media ad.


The Curse of the Mummy by Candace Fleming

The Experiment Contest

Write Dr. Heidegger’s notes about his experiment. Be sure to include the purpose of the experiment, his observations, and his conclusions.


The 1,000 Year Old Boy by Ross Welford

Surf Contest

Write a speech to kick off a big-wave surfing competition held in Duke Kahanamoku’s honor. Highlight his contributions to surfing and explain what viewers can expect to see in the competition.


Samira Surfs by Rukhsanna Guidroz

Bag for Life Contest

Make inferences (and use your imagination) to write a prequel: a story about events that happened before “Bag for Life.”


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You Write It Contest

Send your article to You Write It Contest


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My Poetry Contest

Look through the poem for a simile and personification. Then choose an object to write a poem about. Include at least one simile and one example of personification.


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