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

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

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.