Sample winning essay for Creatures of Light LeFrak Class of the Month Contest - Aiden

Aiden Image LeFrak

Aiden's work comes from Jessica Suarez's and Michelle Zieky's winning second grade class at Yorkville Community School.


This essay:

  • clearly introduces and defines the topic of bioluminescence
  • essay maintains focus
  • uses comparison to explain how the anglerfish uses bioluminescence in its environment
  • names 3 bioluminescent organisms
  • uses accurate and relevant facts from contest readings and the “Creatures of Light” exhibit to explain bioluminescence
  • demonstrates a developing sense of how to use the term bioluminescence

Its illustration:

  •  names 3 bioluminescent organisms