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In order to achieve this badge, you need to complete 4 of the below tasks:

1. Compose a poem of at least eight lines. Discuss its meaning and construction.​

2. Create a short story of around 600 words. Talk about your story idea with an appropriate adult beforehand.
 

3. Write a descriptive passage of around 600 words on a subject, agreed with an appropriate adult beforehand.
 

4. Write a 600-word review of a favourite book, play or other work of literature and talk about it with an appropriate adult.
 

5. Produce a published article of around 600 words in length. You could contribute to a school, faith, community or Scout magazine or write a letter to a local paper.
 

6. Keep a diary on a subject, for a length of time agreed with an appropriate adult beforehand.
 

7. Write a play or dramatic sketch lasting at least 10 minutes.
 

8. Interview a local celebrity, or other notable person. Write or type out the interview to show the questions you asked and the interviewee’s replies.
 

9. Write a letter to a pen pal (real or imaginary) of at least 600 words.

Some Helpful Resources:

Short Stories: Why not take a look at the BBC's 500 words competition website, which has lots of guidance on writing short stories:

500 Words - BBC Live Lessons

Additional BBC 500 Words Resources

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