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Creative Writing

Fairbook 105- 106

CREATIVE WRITING

DEPARTMENT 56

SUPERINTENDENT:

Elizabeth Oderkirk

248-497-1900 (text)

Oderkirk24@gmail.com

Learning Objective: To encourage youth to develop and enhance their language and writing skills.

Rules:ONE ENTRY PER DIVISION.Entries to be checked in Judging Saturday by 11:30 pm.All entries should include name and must be original works. Plagiarism is unacceptable and entry will be disqualified. Poetry will be judged on creativity and the presentation of the written material.Fiction and Non-Fiction entries will be judged on creativity, presentation of written material, and content (characters, setting, events, conclusion) and no larger than 8½ X 11.MLA or APA writing styles are recommended except for poems.Single poems must be printed on an 8½ X 11 sheet of paper and inserted in a 3 hole plastic page protector.All other entries must be presented in a journal, report cover, 3 ring binder or 3 prong folder. The Fair Board reserves the right to cover or remove from display any material deemed inappropriate. Writings which contain profanity or lewd content are strictly prohibited and will not be judged. All creative writing entries will be displayed and are handled by the general public.If you are unsure which class fits your entry, please contact the superintendent.


DIVISION 1SINGLE POEMS

A collection of related thoughts with a single title that may or may not rhyme.Poem is to be

printed on an 8 ½ X 11 sheet of paper and inserted in a 3 hole plastic page protector.

Class:

5601015-7 years old (competitive)

5601028-11 years old

56010312-14 years old

56010415-19 years old

Best of Show

DIVISION 2 – COLLECTION OF POEMS

A number of individual poems presented as a group and presented in a journal or folder.

Class:

5602015-7 years old (competitive)

5602028-11 years old

56020312-14 years old

56020415-19 years old

Best of Show

DIVISION 3 – FICTION-under 5000 words

A written story that is not based on fact.Examples may include these types:Science Fiction, Historical Fiction, Fantasy, Romantic, Futuristic, Mythological, etc.Must include word count on the last page.


Class:

5603015-7 years old (competitive)

5603028-11 years old

56030312-14 years old

56030415-19 years old

Best of Show

DIVISION 4 – FICTION-over 5000 words

A written story that is not based on fact.Examples may include these types:Science Fiction, Historical Fiction, Fantasy, Romantic, Futuristic, Mythological, etc.Must include word count on the last page.

Class:

5604015-7 years old (competitive)

5604028-11 years old

56040312-14 years old

56040415-19 years old

Best of Show


DIVISION 5 OTHER FICTION

A written story that is not based on fact Examples may include:plays, collection of short stories, movie scripts, magazine/newspaper articles, etc.

Class:

5605015-7 years old (competitive)

5605028-11 years old

56050312-14 years old

56050415-19 years old

Best of Show

DIVISION 6 – NON-FICTION-under 5000 words

A written story that is based on fact.Examples may include but are not limited to: Biographies, historical non-fiction, personal non-fiction events, life experiences etc.Must include word count on last page.

Class:

5606015-7 years old (competitive)

5606028-11 years old

56060312-14 years old

56060415-19 years old

Best of Show

DIVISION 7 – NON-FICTION-over 5000 words

A written story that is based on fact.Examples may include but are not limited to: Biographies, historical non-fiction, personal non-fiction events, life experiences etc.Must include word count on last page.

Class:

5607015-7 years old (competitive)

5607028-11 years old

56070312-14 years old

56070415-19 years old

Best of Show

DIVISION 8 – OTHER NON-FICTION

A written report or collection of data.Examples may include but are not limited to:Science reports, directions, instructions, English reports and observations. Entries should include sources.

Class:

5608015-7 years old (competitive)

5608028-11 years old

56080312-14 years old

56080415-19 years old

Best of Show

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