Nonfiction Enrichment Activities

Here are some opportunities for you to take your nonfiction reading and writing to the next level!

Opportunities to Publish Your Own Writing

If you enjoy writing nonfiction on your own time, check out these opportunities to let others enjoy your work as well!

Ocean Awareness Writing Contest

Making Democracy Work Essay Writing Contest

Learning from Nature Essay Writing Contest


Many young people and adults alike have found blogging to be a great outlet for writing nonfiction. If you have a lot to say, and want to get your message out to other people, a blog could be a great way! Check out the link below to explore different blog pages. Always make sure to get permission from your parents before starting a blog.

45 Best Blog Sites for Kids

More Nonfiction Texts That You May Enjoy

“Where I Lived. and What I Lived For” by Henry David Thoreau

“His Meditations” by Marcus Aurelius Antoninus

“The Turning Point of My Life” by Mark Twain

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