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September 2019


October 15, 2019

Refugee Contest

What challenges does Bilan face as a refugee? What is being done to help refugees like her? Answer both questions in an essay. Use text evidence.


Escape from Aleppo by N. H. Senzai. 

Loki Contest

A villain is an evil or cruel character. Is Loki a villain? Explain your answer using text evidence.


9 From the Nine Worlds by Rick Riordan

Rainforest Contest

Explain why rainforests are important and why they should be protected. Draw on both the article and the infographic to support your ideas.


Orphaned by Eliot Schrefer

The Message Contest

Who was the woman in the message? What clues does the author give you? Answer both questions in an essay. Use text evidence. 


The Infinite Lives of Maisie Day by Christopher Edge

Glass Beach Contest

Revise the article "Is This Trash or Treasure?"


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Still Me Contest

Write a poem in which you ask the same kinds of questions that the speaker of this poem asks—but about yourself. 


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