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Sample winning essay for Whales: Giants of the Deep Class of the Month Contest - Maisha

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

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Maisha's work comes from Janet Sanchez's Kindergarten class at P.S. 121 Throop.

 

This essay’s strengths:

  • Clearly defines adaptation
  • Maintains focus throughout
  • Names three whale adaptations and states what they are used for
  • Uses accurate and relevant facts from contest readings and the “Whales: Giants of the Deep” exhibit
  • Illustration depicts and labels the adaptations discussed in the essay