Literary Arts Category
The Literary Arts Category is designed to allow students the opportunity to express themselves and their ideas about social justice in written form. Students may submit either an Essay or a Poem that illustrates their thoughts about social justice. All entries must be typed, double-spaced, with one-inch margins, using Times New Roman font and MLA Style.
All entries should respond to the following:
Think about the themes of social justice, equity and fairness and create your own essay or poem(s) that illustrate your ideas. Be as original and creative as you like. Express your passions, your dreams, and your desires for a more just world. Have fun!
All entries must be submitted electronically as a Microsoft Word Document to:
Additional guidelines below.
Grades 5-6: 500 Words
Grades 7-8: 750 Words
Grades 9-12: 1,000 Words
Grades 5-6: 1 poem; no more than 20 lines
Grades 7-8: 2 poems; no more than 30 lines each
Grades 9-12: 3 poems; no more than 40 lines each
How to Submit
Click on the "Submit Your Entry" button in the Menu! It's that simple.