PBS Kids GO! Writers Contest
|It’s time to create your stories for the 2014 PBS Kids Go! Writers Contest! The contest is open to K-3 students who want to write and illustrate their own stories, and the deadline for submissions is April 11, 2014.|
A special resource collection on PBS LearningMedia is helpful for teachers as they work with students to brainstorm story ideas, hone writing skills, and prepare contest entries.
• To access worksheets, a writing guide, and related worksheets, visit the PBS KIDS Writers Contest resource page and select “student handout.”
• To learn about more about the PBS KIDS Writers Contest, submit a story, read winning entries, and try out the story mash-up tool, visit pbskids.org/writerscontest.
Congratulations to these 2013 regional winners! Read their stories here.
Kindergarten: “Missing Pants” by Vivi A., Bemidji, MN *NATIONAL WINNER!*
1st Grade: “The Pink Zebra” by Aspen S., Bismarck, ND
2nd Grade: “The New Home” by Avery K., Bismarck, ND
3rd Grade: “Prima Duckarina” by Caleigh G., Fargo, ND *NATIONAL WINNER!*
These stories are our Red Ribbon Favorites
Kindergarten: “The Elephant that Saved the World” by Anika A., Moorhead, MN
Kindergarten: “Horse Riding on the Mountain” by Emma T., Sioux Falls, SD
Kindergarten: “Chico and the Askees Adventures” by Katelyn T., Fargo, ND
1st Grade: “A Monster Thief” by Grady A., Jamestown, ND
1st Grade: “Dance” by Abby K., Bismarck, ND
1st Grade: “The Miracle” by Luca G., Minneapolis, MN
2nd Grade: “A Wierd Day” by Tyler A., Fargo, ND
2nd Grade: “The Best Friends” by Ella A., Breckenridge, MN
2nd Grade: “Ollie the Musical Octopus” by Rachel K., West Fargo, ND
3rd Grade: “The Colors of the Seasons” by Ella O., Moorhead, MN
3rd Grade: “Sally the Salamander” by Haley S., Mott, ND
3rd Grade: “The Lost Shadow” by Sophia W., Fargo, ND
If you have any questions about the contest , contact:
800-359-6900 x 527
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Teachers are encouraged to have their students write their own stories so they can submit as a class. Those who do so will be entered to win a literacy kit! Look here for a PBS Kids GO! Writers Contest writing guide.
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