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

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Tyrese's work comes from Jennifer Kneeland's second grade class at P.S. 031 the William Lloyd Garrison in the Bronx.



This essay’s strengths:

  • Accurately presents information relevant to all parts of the prompt with effective paraphrased details from the Museum exhibit.
  • Integrates relevant and accurate science content with thorough explanations that demonstrate in-depth understanding of the topic.
  • Uses a labeled illustration of a pterosaur fossil to accurately communicate relevant information.
  • Demonstrates and maintains a well-developed command of standard English conventions and cohesion, with few errors.

Needs additional support:

  • Does not include a strong sense of closure at the end.