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Sample winning essay for Mummies LeFrak Class of the Month Contest - Youssef

Part of the Student Work from LeFrak Class of the Month Contest Winners Curriculum Collection.

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Youssef's work comes from Mary Grace Owusu winning seventh-grade class at PS/IS 30.

The essay’s strenghts:

 

  • Presents paraphrased information from the exhibition relevant to the prompt with sufficient accuracy and detail.
  • Presents social studies content relevant to the prompt with sufficient accuracy and explanations that demonstrate of the significance of mummies in ancient Egypt and Peru.
  • Consistent and effective use of precise and domain-specific language
  • Uses labeled illustrations and captions of Egyptian and Peruvian mummies to effectively communicate relevant information
  • Includes a relevant opening section that previews the essay to follow
  • Provides a concluding section that follows from and effectively supports the information or explanations presented.
  • Demonstrates a command of standard English conventions and cohesion, with few errors; response includes language and tone appropriate to the purpose and specific requirements of the prompt