Night Zoo Mayoral Elections

Create the next Mayor of the Night Zoo

Over the next two weeks, we are challenging your students to invent a magical animal that could become the next mayor of the Night Zoo! All they have to do is write an article of over 100 words explaining why their creation would make an excellent mayor.

Your students should try to make their article as persuasive as possible, as there will be a voting process live on the Night Times. Children from around the world will be reading their articles and deciding upon which candidate they feel is most suited to the job! Students MUST also draw an illustration of their candidate, so that creation can be entered into the competition.

Mayoral Elections Teacher Manual 2018

How your students can take part

Your students need to simply log in to their nightzookeeper.com accounts from the 29th April, and visit the Star Writing competition page. They will be able to find this from their new main menu screen, as shown below:

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The competition schedule 

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 The Competition Manual

We’ve prepared a full competition manual which includes instructions, printable resources, links to interactive lessons, and much more!

You can download the competition manual here.

If you have any questions about the competition, please do email me on paul@nightzookeeper.com.

Good luck to everyone taking part!

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  1. By Ella Rose

    I would to vote for Daphne Deer because she has great visions for the night zookeeper future!

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