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Poetry Theme 2019

posted May 21, 2019, 8:05 AM by chuck clark

FGCM POETRY CONTEST 2019

Adventures in a Garden”

Encourage Creative Writing

Excite and encourage our Youth to express and explore their creative thoughts through different types of poetry. NGC’s Poetry Contest enables our Youth to embrace their creativity through the art of writing. Be imaginative and join the winners to see your poetry in a printed booklet.

ELIGIBILTY:

Special Education and English as a Second Language. Kindergarten through Ninth Grade General Education.

CONTEST RULES:

  1. All entries must be typed and titled.

  2. Include name, address, age, grade and school of participant on the back of entry

  3. Sponsoring garden club and state garden club name must also be identified.

  4. Sponsoring garden club may be that of a grandparent.

  5. Poems do not have to rhyme.

  6. Poems may be traditional verse, acrostic, blank verse, chinquapins, diamond poems, limerick or Haiku.

SCALE OF POINTS

Title: 10 %

Contents: 40%

Creativity: 30%

Style: 20%

Total: 100%

Deadline to District Chair October 31, 2019

Deadline to State Chair Mary Bullock November 30, 2019

174 Stagecoach Ln

Gravois Mills Mo 65735

573 374 1151 webjeepn1@gmail.com


[It is highly suggested the theme should NOT be used as a poem title]


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