Week #30

Sending SATs good luck to those of you in the UK!

It’s SATs test week in the UK so that’s why we haven’t seen many UK schools taking part. Let’s wish them all the very best of luck and hope to see them back soon!

Free class blogs

If you have been thinking of taking part in 100 Word Challenge but do not have a blog, do not fear! Simple class blogs are available so just get in touch and I’ll sort one out for you!

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Something for EAL and emerging writers

If you are studying English or are just starting out on your writing journey, do take a look at the sister challenge over at 5 Sentence Challenge. There is still plenty of time to get some entries in.

Latest prompt

I loved all the slimey entries last week so let’s see what you can do with:

…I just couldn’t eat something so…

It looks quite simple but actually, here are some of the thiungs to think about:

  • What are you eating?
  • How does it taste?
  • How should it taste?
  • Is there something wrong with it or is it you?

The form will stay open until 13th May at 23.45 GMT

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Week #29

Competition results are in!

Just in case you are not on Twitter or haven’t opened the newsletter during the holidays, the winners of the ‘Peaky in Space’ competition are in! You can HEAR them being read from near space by the Ohbot HERE

Hubs are growing

It is so good to see the increase in the number of hubs being created! So much collaboration going on across the world. For those of you who don’t know about them, a hub is a trio of 3 classes sharing their 100 Word Challenge posts and commenting on them. If you would like to sign your class up, click HERE

Let’s Tweet!

For those of you who are on Twitter, do sign up and let me have your ID so that when you are showcased, you can see the tweets I send out. Just fill them in HERE

5 Sentence Challenge

The latest prompt for the writing challenge for EMERGING writers can be found HERE

Latest prompt

This time we have a very gooey prompt!

…the slime dripped through …

Things to think about:

  • Where are you?
  • Is there supposed to be slime?
  • Where has it come from?
  • What colour is it?
  • Does it smell?
  • What are the consequences of this happening?

The form will close 6th May at 23.45 GMT

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