Black History Month Creative Expression and Writing Contest Pre-K - Grade 8
- Monday, February 7, 2022
- All Day Event
- Time Zone:
- Eastern Time - US & Canada (change)
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Black History Month Creative Expression and Writing Contest
Children Pre-K – Grade 8
Please choose a question and write an essay, a poem, or draw a picture or graphic; write a rap or song; create a diorama; or paint a painting to answer the question. Participants are eligible to
- What does Black History Month mean to you?
- Check out a biography book about a Black American and write or draw or make a project about their life.
- Check out a book about an event in Black history and write or draw or make a project about that event.
- How has Black History contributed to American history?
- Do you have a friend who is a difference race than you? Describe your friendship.
- Choose a quotation about Black history. Write more about it, illustrate or create a project about what this quotation means to you.
- Research one of these names using any resources and write an essay or create a project to present this person’s life:
- A. Philip Randolph
- Alvin Ailey
- Amanda Gorman
- Audre Lorde
- Barbara Jordan
- Dr. Charles Richard Drew
- Madame CJ Walker
- Eugene Jacques Bullard
- Fannie Lou Hamer
- Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
- Pullman Porters
- Mae Jamison
- Submit by email to email@example.com OR in-person at Wellesley Free Library Children’s Desk
- Submission MUST include:
- Full name
- Phone number
- Answer: May the library post on Facebook with First Name, Yes or No
- Friday, March 4th at 5:00 PM is the deadline for submissions
- For written answers, Pre-K – 5th grade must write 50 words minimum.
- For written answers, 6th-8th grade must write between 100-250 words and non-written submissions must have a one paragraph descriptive caption.
- Maximum diorama size: 12 inches deep, 15 inches long.
Want help researching? Ask a librarian! We can help you find books and other resources! Good luck to all our participants – we look forward to seeing your creativity!
Thanks to the Friends of the Wellesley Free Libraries