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PBS Kids Writers Contest
Activity Packet
Contest Rules
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Contest kicks off January 14, 2019 - Check back for details!

Congratulations to our 2018 Writers Contest Finalists! To explore a story, click on the illustrations below to watch the videos.

Kindergarten Winners

The Mystery of the Missing Colors
by Ella Grady
The Sad, Sad Bird
by Stella Barouch
The Cavemen and the Dinosaur
by Drew DeMersseman
Bella On the Moon
by Anoushka Nair

First Grade Winners

Violet's Hoola Hoop
by Maanya Agarwal
The Panda's Way Home
by Trisha Manoj
The Missing Dog on Christmas Day
by Cole Hughes
Ken the Robotic Fish
by Arianna Sweet

Second Grade Winners

The Magical Castle
by Stanley Wu
The Tree and the Bench
by Zara Razvi
The Chameleon with No Color
by Sophia Sevilla-Cintrón
Rose's Cow-tastic Moo Plastic Project
by Annabelle Mbigi

Third Grade Winners

by Ian Driscoll
by Julia Soshnik
Emmaline's Quest
by Ragan Burchfield
The Scientist's Realm
by Ritvik Shah

Meet the Winners!

Writer's Contest Kindergarten winners
Kindergarten Awards: (L to R) Drew DeMersseman (Valdosta), Stella Barouch (Woodstock), Ella Graddy (Atlanta)
Writer's Contest first grade winners
First Grade Awards: (L to R) Maanya Agarwal (Cumming), Trisha Manoj (Roswell), Cole Hughes (Canton)
Writer's Contest second winners
Second Grade Awards: (L to R) Stanley Wu (Duluth), Zara Razvi (Alpharetta), Sofia Sevilla-Cintrón (Grayson)
Writer's Contest third grade winners
Third Grade Awards: (L to R) Ragan Burchfield (Carrollton), Julia Soshnik (Valdosta), Ian Driscoll (Sharpsburg)
Writer's Contest STEAM winners
STEAM Awards: (L to R) Ritvik Shah (Alpharetta), Annabelle Mbigi (Buford), Arianna Sweet (Roswell), Anoushka Nair (Cumming)

The 2018 PBS KIDS Writers Contest - Watch the awards below!

Writers Contest Activity Packet

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This packet contains a series of resources to help your students break down the process of story writing. It includes a teacher’s guide with printable documents to help students with brainstorming, revising, illustrating and caption-writing. Let the story writing begin!