Students write for the topic of “A wonderful day with my avatar”. Submit the write up with their awesome Avatar picture:

  • Lower Primary (Grade 1-3), the word limit is 50 – 150 words
  • Upper Primary (Grade 4-6), the word limit is 80 – 200 words

Objectives:

  • Encourage students to create the original story with imagination and creativity
  • Motivate students’ interest towards reading and writing
  • Build up a positive attitude on lifelong learning skills
  • Use written English in meaningful and personalized manner

Awards (for each group):

  • 1st: Book Voucher $300 + Fabulous Gift
  • 2nd: Book Voucher $200 + Fabulous Gift
  • 3rd: Book Voucher $100 + Fabulous Gift
  • 10 x Merit awards: Book Voucher $50

*All winners will get the cert. from Learning A-Z

School Distinction Award:

The school with the top number of participants will have a year of one Language Arts Collection license (Including Raz-Plus and Vocabulary A-Z)

Judges

From Learning A-Z Professional Development Team, USA. The award assessment will be based on spellings, punctuation, grammar accuracy, sentence fluency and overall presentation of the student’s writing as well as the Avatar design.

Application:

  • School can contact us for requesting the competition worksheet or
  • Click here to download and print out the competition worksheet

Submission:

  • School can collect all student’s work, email or mail to us. Students can also submit on their own
  • Email the scanned copy to: marketing@mangosteems.hk
  • Mail the hardcopy to: mangoSTEEMS HK
    Room 3703-05, 37/F, 9 Wing Hong Street, Cheung Sha Wan, Kowloon, HK

*Please remark the title as “Learning A-Z Writing Competition 2021″*

Important Date:

  • Submission Deadline: 31 May 2021
  • Result announcement: End of June

Free Trial Arrangement

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If your school is interested, please contact us for details and we can provide 2 weeks of FREE TRIAL.

Student Writing Guide

You can Draft your ideas.

  • What is the story mostly about? What ? Where? With Whom?
  • What happened? What do you want to tell first? Next? Last?
  • What are the interesting things you want to tell?
  • Why did you write about these ideas? Or how do you feel?

You can Make Up your avatar to match for your ideas.

For examples,

  • A school day, play day, party day…
  • Go to a zoo, park or beach…
  • Playing sports, cycling, hiking…

You can Read some books in Kids A-Z to get more ideas.

Here are some books in different levels for reference. Teachers can direct click below links. Students please login Kids A-Z, select Reading Room → Leveled Books to find below books:

You can Read, Check and Edit your work before submitting.

Writing Checklist:

  • My beginning paragraph tells who and what the story is about.
  • The middle paragraph tells about what happened and details.
  • Each sentence is complete and makes sense.
  •  The ending paragraph tells about a feeling, solution or why the topic is memorable.
  • Use correct spelling, capital and lowercase letters, punctuation, preposition and tenses etc.
  1. Login for your Kids A-Z account
  2. Click Star Zone → Avatar Builder, make up your awesome avatar to match the theme.
  3. You can earn stars by doing READ, LISTEN, QUIZ activities.
  4. Print screen the picture, adjust the size for printing. Paste on the worksheet for submission.
Before Writing

You can Draft your ideas.

  • What is the story mostly about? What ? Where? With Whom?
  • What happened? What do you want to tell first? Next? Last?
  • What are the interesting things you want to tell?
  • Why did you write about these ideas? Or how do you feel?

You can Make Up your avatar to match for your ideas.

For examples,

  • A school day, play day, party day…
  • Go to a zoo, park or beach…
  • Playing sports, cycling, hiking…

You can Read some books in Kids A-Z to get more ideas.

Here are some books in different levels for reference. Teachers can direct click below links. Students please login Kids A-Z, select Reading Room → Leveled Books to find below books:

After Writing

You can Read, Check and Edit your work before submitting.

Writing Checklist:

  • My beginning paragraph tells who and what the story is about.
  • The middle paragraph tells about what happened and details.
  • Each sentence is complete and makes sense.
  •  The ending paragraph tells about a feeling, solution or why the topic is memorable.
  • Use correct spelling, capital and lowercase letters, punctuation, preposition and tenses etc.
How to get the Avatar Picture?
  1. Login for your Kids A-Z account
  2. Click Star Zone → Avatar Builder, make up your awesome avatar to match the theme.
  3. You can earn stars by doing READ, LISTEN, QUIZ activities.
  4. Print screen the picture, adjust the size for printing. Paste on the worksheet for submission.

Rules:

  • Late submission will not be accepted.
  • The competition result will be announced at the end of June, posted on the Learning A-Z official website and social media.
  • Writing must be on the worksheet provided, including the school name, student name and class information.
  • Writing must be the original work of student. Plagiarism is not allowed.
  • In case of any dispute, the decision of mangoSTEEMS HK and Learning A-Z shall remain final.