December Literacy Contest

In the Spirit of Giving

Pay it Forward

Nominate someone you feel deserves an Amazon gift card. Your nomination will put you in the running to win this month's $20 gift card, which you may choose to give to that special someone.
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The Prompt

Type a one to two page letter to Amazon explaining why you feel the person you're nominating should win the gift card. Your nominee does not have to be from TCTC. It can be a friend, family member, or anyone else who you feel is deserving.

The Guidelines

  • Include a cover page that includes your name, grade, and program.
  • Write in the style of a letter.
  • Use descriptive writing including details and examples.
  • Submit your entry via Google Drive to Mrs. Henning (
  • Entries are due Wednesday, December 16.

The Grading

  • Includes a cover page
  • Is 1-2 pages in length
  • Is written in the form of a letter
  • Uses descriptive language with few writing errors

The Winners

  • The Literacy Committee will vote on one grand prize winner and up to 10 runners-up.
  • The grand prize winner will receive a $20 Amazon gift card (to be picked up in the library on Friday, December 18).
  • The runners-up will receive either pizza or milk shakes (to be decided by the committee).