Find out what lurks in your students’ amazing imaginations with Spooky Sagas! Challenge your students to write a mini saga, a story in just 100 words.
Can your students use their writing powers to create a spine-tingling tale that uses atmosphere and suspense? From things that go bump in the night to Halloween pranks, your students will love taking part in Spooky Sagas.
See what others think of Spooky Sagas…
"Love the organizer, it matches our writing process perfectly. "
"My 4th and 5th graders loved this project! I was thrilled to see them excited about writing!"
"We love the Young Writers sagas! When my students saw the story paper they exactly what it was and cheered. "
"Students were so thrilled about this!"
"The students really enjoyed this! Thank you!"
"My students enjoyed the challenge of creating their story with the 100 word count. It wasn't over whelming for them."
"What a fun, engaging way to get students to write creatively. "
"Our students loved this assignment!"
"This was a fun and engaging opportunity to write a narrative! "
"Loved this writing adventure! "
"My students were so excited to participate in this contest. They really took ownership of their writing."
"very engaging writing contest. The kids loved sharing their creative stories and I love the graphic organizer and packet resources."
"The kids were so motivated after watching the opening video and powerpoint presentation. The planning page was amazingly helpful. Great writing project!"
"This was a great writing activity! My students were very excited. Please do more contests!"
"What a fun way to get students into writing stories!"
"Very student friendly guide/outline. Thank you for the opportunity to participate! "
"A great opportunity for creative writing!"
"The students loved being creative with their stories, and this contest helped them get excited about writing! "
"My class loved this activity! We can't wait to participate in other contests!"
"What a great way to get students excited about writing!"
"Thank you again, for a wonderful experience!"
Castle Rock, CO
"My middle-schoolers really had fun with this!"
Mount Holly, New Jersey
"So much fun! Thank you!"
North Reading, MA
"My students enjoyed learning the technique of writing a mini saga."
Delaware, New Jersey
"My students had so much fun using their spooky creativity in order to write the best spooky saga possible."
Marlow, New Hampshire
"We loved this contest! It gave us an opportunity to learn new adjectives!"
Port Byron, NY
"The students loved this! The challenge was cutting the story down to only 100 words. They wanted to write more. Thanks for the incentive"
Bergenfield, New Jersey
"The children loved the creativity involved in this contest!"
Niagara Falls, NY
"My students were overwhelmed with joy when I told them about creating their own stories! I definitely recommend. "
"Love the graphic organizer."
New Gloucester, ME
"Students had a blast! They loved the fancy planning paper. "
River view, Michigan
"My students really enjoyed this opportunity to write something creative and creepy!"
Fairfield, New Jersey
"Good inspiration for my students. "
"So much fun! Our students loved this project! We even held a 5TH grade writing contest before sending them off to you for the big contest!"
Dover Plains, NY
"The resources that came with the activity were amazing. My class loved the short video and the presentation with example samples. Thank you!"
"My students were really excited to write their stories! The booklet was especially helpful."
Staten Island, NY
"The students were very excited by this. Maybe having prizes based on an age group and grade levels, each has different writing expectations."
"This was a great assignment for my students. They really enjoyed being creative."
Roselle, New Jersey
"Students love an audience. What better way to give them that than by entering their stories in a contest. "
"The students loved this so much! Thank you so much. This really got their creativity out! "
"This is such a fun project!"
"The students loved this writing activity! A lot of excitement surrounded this topic! "
"Thank you for providing this awesome writing experience for my students! They have thoroughly enjoyed it! All your resources have been so helpful!"
"Fantastic and motivating activity! My class enjoyed it. I loved the PowerPoint & lesson plan. "
"This was so exciting! RThe students loved it."
"My students love this contest! They found it SO fun! They wish all of the entries were printed in a book. "
"Great contest! Students loved having a purpose to write! They enjoyed being creative!"
"My class loved the introduction video. This contest really grabbed their attention. "
"My classes were so excited to complete this assignment! Thank you!"
"Very creative idea, especially at this time of year! Kids loved it!"
"The prompt worked very well for the students! It captured and activated their imaginations. "
"I thought this was a great writing piece for the students to do. Those that completed it did a great job. They really enjoyed it. "
Only one entry per student
Mini sagas can be written or typed
100-word limit (not including the title)
Ensure that all students include their name, last name and age on the entry form
Entries to reach us by: November 01, 2019
The Young Writers’
Award of Excellence
PLUS a free copy of the book your students feature in for every participating school!
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To download the contest pack, including Teacher Information Cards and Student Entry Forms and more… please fill in the form below.
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Ask each student to write their mini saga. Type or scan their work, then do one of the following:
Entries to reach us by: November 01, 2019