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Contest Guidelines
Interpretive (pdf)

Interpretative entries can be created in the following formats:
Creative Story
Character’s Journal

Questions about this category? Please email Mrs. Oshiro at

Nēnē Award Interpretive Contest

Entries Due Thursday, February 19, 2015

Create a NEW scene or story for The Strange Case of Origami Yoda that fits into the first book's timeline but reveals new information about the characters and why plot events occurred the way they did.


Formats Accepted
Movie, Slide-show, Creative Story, Podcast, Song, Website, Blog, Newsletter, Newspaper, Character’s Journal



How To Enter:

Click Here To Submit Your Entry

Common Core: Language Arts Standard
W.3 Write narratives to develop real or imagined experiences or events using effective technique. descriptive details, and clear event sequences.
W.4 Produce clear and coherent writing in which the development and organization are appropriate to task, purpose, and audience
W.5 With guidance and support from peers and adults, develop and strengthen writing as needed by planning, revising, and editing.
W.6 With some guidance and support from adults, use technology, including the Internet, to produce and publish writing as well as to interact and collaborate with others

Links to 21st Century Learner Standards
1.3.1 Respect copyright/ intellectual property rights of creators and producers.
2.1.6 Use the writing process, media and visual literacy, and technology skills to create products that express new understandings
3.1.3 Use writing and speaking skills to communicate new understandings effectively.
3.1.4 Use technology and other information tools to organize and display knowledge and understanding in ways that others can view, use, and assess.
4.1.3 Respond to literature and creative expressions of ideas in various formats and genres.