Seven days until TOTAL WORD DOMINATION!
By Guest Blogger on April 24th, 2012
The third annual Definition Competition — a live vocabulary event where students compete for word domination — is Tuesday, May 1st at 1pm (ET)! Not only will this live webcast put your students’ word power to the test, it also kicks off a whole summer of reading with the Scholastic Summer Challenge.
Haven’t registered yet? No problem! Teachers of grades 1 – 3 who register by 5 pm (ET) Thursday, April 26 and log in to watch the webcast on May 1st are automatically entered into an online sweepstakes where they have a chance to win a PLETHORA (n, an excess of) of WordGirl prizes.*
The Definition Competition will engage students in three game-show style rounds (plus a bonus round!), where their vocabulary skills will be put to practice through questions pertaining to word usage, reading comprehension, definitions and using words in different contexts. Students can play along, answer questions, and tally their scores!
Register today to download your webcast event kit and prepare your students for word domination.
*NO PURCHASE NECESSARY. Void where prohibited. Subject to all applicable laws. Register by April 26, 2012 and log in to watch the webcast on May 1, 2012 to be automatically entered in the “WordGirl Definition Competition Webcast Sweepstakes.” Open to legal residents of the U.S. who are teachers of grades 1-3. One Grand Prize consisting of: school set of at least 500 books; one (1) Scholastic Children’s Dictionary and one (1) Scholastic’s Children’s Thesaurus; and classroom set of 30 “WordGirl Prize Packs” Grand Prize Approximate Retail Value or ARV: $3495.18. Two Second Prizes, each consisting of one Scholastic Children’s Dictionary, one Scholastic Children’s Thesaurus and one “WordGirl Prize Pack” Second Prize ARV: $68.92 each. Click here to read the official rules.
See you May 1st! –Caitlin Sweeny, Scholastic Media
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