Sunday, 9 December 2012

The World in Words and Film: A Middle School Writing Challenge

Attention middle school writers, film makers, artists and creative types! The middle school 
English department has a challenge for you.

Christmas writing challenge: "The world in words and film"
You are encouraged to go out into the world and make a video of yourselves reading up to
 four lines of original poetry or prose inspired by a special place. This place should feature
 in a video. Maybe you are visiting the Taj Mahal or your favourite tree:
  • Write about it
  • Film it
  • Upload your film
  • Share it on your blog
A collection of the best films will be shown in assembly during Writers' Fortnight in Week 2 
of next term.  Any questions can go in the comments to help others or ask me in person this week.Stoked to see what you will create.


  1. Replies
    1. Do you mean the one who made the big booboo? Haha.

  2. So we make a video to a original poem?

    1. Your original lines must be inspired by a place. then yes, you video yourself reciting the lines. More creative the better. :) Good luck. Go for it!

      Ms. P

    2. Thanks! I think it will be a great holiday project. Where can I get more details?