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AATF Poster and Essay Contests Due Thursday, September 24th

The theme for the 2009 contest is J'apprends le français parce  que... I"m learning French because...

 

French I and II- Poster Contest-
Guidelines: The poster theme must appear
on each entry. No copyrighted figures (ie.
Snoopy, Astérix) accepted. Each entry must
be the original work of a current French student
whose teacher is an AATF member for
2009. No group entries. There is a limit of
five entries per school.

The student's name, grade, level of French, school, school address
and telephone number, teacher's full
name, e-mail address, and AATF chapter
name must be written on the back of the
poster. Submissions with incomplete information
will not be judged.

Posters must measure 18" x 24" and
have a flat surface with no moving parts.
No three-dimensional posters accepted.
No glue is to be used. Tempera paint, india
ink, markers, flairs, or crayons may be used.
Use white poster paper.
Mail entries flat.

Judging Criteria:

Visual impact, relevance
to the theme, originality. (Remember that
the use of color is important to visual impact.
Large areas of white reduce the visual
impact of the submission.)

All posters become the property of the
AATF and may be used in AATF publications
or materials. All participants in the AATF
Essay and Poster Contests will receive certificates.
A student may enter both contests.
First, second, and third place winners of
each division will receive prizes to be announced.

French III/IV- Essay Contest
Guidelines: Each entry must be the original
work of a current French student whose
teacher is an AATF member for 2009. No
group entries. There is a limit of five entries
per school.

Essays must be written in English
and be typed or word processed. The
student's name, grade, level of French,
school, school address and telephone
number, teacher's full name, e-mail address,
and AATF chapter name must be written
on the front of the essay. Submissions
with incomplete information will not be
judged
.

Grades 9-12: Maximum 350 words

Judging Criteria:

Relevance to the theme,
originality, written expression.

All essays become the property of the
AATF and may be used in AATF publications
or materials. All participants in the AATF
Essay and Poster Contests will receive certificates.
A student may enter both contests.
First, second, and third place winners of
each division will receive prizes to be announced.

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