South-Central Young Authors & Illustrators DAL 1-6 Ovilla Christian School, Ovilla, TX
April 27, 2018
Host School: Ovilla Christian School
Address: 3215 Ovilla Rd, Ovilla, TX 75854
What is Young Authors & Illustrators?
Purpose: Young Authors and Illustrators teach students the developmental writing process and explore creative methods of illustrating a book. A local school event is held for grades 1-6 to determine the top three entries from each grade. Award placement is kept confidential and announced at the district awards assembly (no judging takes place at the district level). Books are judged on originality, language mechanics and expression, quality of writing, and Christian theme. Each book must be bound and illustrated. The illustrations must be original student work/design. The district event may offer workshops or seminars taught by authors and/or illustrators.
What is How to Get Started?
ACSI Student Activities are open to member schools.
- Complete the South-Central Student Activities Registration form.
- Passwords for resources are emailed to school coordinators. The handbooks are available to download on the Young Authors and Illustrators home page to help schools coordinate the event at their own school and to prepare for/attend the district-level event.
- The Student Participation form and the student participation fees are due at the host school no later than 30 days before the event.
More information is avalable on the South-Central Young Authors & Illustrators page.
Still Have Questions?
Feel free to contact the South-Central Student Activities Coordinator (student_activitiesSC@acsi.org) at the South-Central regional office with any questions.
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