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

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

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