KNPB would like to congratulate the winners of the 2013 PBS KIDS GO! Writers Contest!
This is a national contest sponsored by PBS KIDS GO! and hosted locally by KNPB Public Broadcasting. The contest gives students in grades kindergarten through third the opportunity to write and illustrate their own story.
All students who participate recieve recognition. And, the top three stories in each grade are treated to a celebration party, have their stories displayed at the Reno International Airport, and record their stories at the KNPB studio. These recordings will be placed on the KNPB website and will appear on air.
Stories are judged on:
KNPB will be happy to introduce this contest in any classroom or with any community organization. Thess presentations include a lesson which helps students find a topic and begin writing and illutrating their story. The four key elements listed above are covered. Each student recieves a booklet to write and illustrate their stories. The National Young Writers and Illustrators site has activities and examples.