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

Allison PS 056

Allison's work comes from Laura Devlin's fifth grade class at P.S. 056 Harry Eichler in Queens.



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 pterosaurs and their fossils.
  • Accurately defines "fossil" in own words
  • Clearly describes what one fossil reveals about that pterosaur species.

Needs additional support:

  • Includes some off-topic information about fossil formation