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A+ Editorial Writing

Grades 6-8

uil a+ editorial writing practice materials 

A+ Editorial Writing Evaluation 

Editorial writing prompts from previous years

Materials are created for one division: grades 6-8.

General Contest Information

The Editorial Writing Contest is designed to develop the persuasive writing skills of the participants. Students must advocate a specific point-of-view in response to a prompt. Sixth, seventh and eighth-grade students have 45 minutes in which to complete their editorials.

Overview of A+ Editorial Writing