Sample winning essay for Life at the Limits: Stories of Amazing Species Class of the Month Contest - Sofia
Sofia's work comes from Ed Goodall and Carolyn Chica's 5th grade class at the Hewitt School.
The essay’s strengths:
- Presents paraphrased information from the article and the exhibit relevant to the prompt with accuracy and sufficient detail.
- Presents science content relevant to the prompt with sufficient explanations that demonstrate sufficient understanding of animal body parts and their function
- Uses labeled illustrations of the spiny pufferfish and two other animals to accurately communicate relevant information