Sample winning essay for Pterosaurs: Flight in the Age of Dinosaurs Class of the Month Contest - Ty

Max PS 009

Ty's work comes from Melissa Murphy's fifth grade class at P.S. 009 Sarah Anderson School.

 

 

 

This essay’s strengths:

  • Presents information from the text relevant to the prompt with accuracy and sufficient detail.
  • Presents information from the Museum exhibit relevant to the prompt with accuracy and sufficient detail.
  • Accurately presents science content relevant to the prompt with sufficient explanations that demonstrate understanding of the topic.
  • Uses a labeled illustration of a pterosaur fossil to accurately communicate relevant information.
 

Needs additional support:

  • Addresses the prompt but is off-task some of the time
  • Does not explicitly introduce the topic of pterosaurs.