Models of Excellence | The Center for High-Quality Student Work

Interdisciplinary projects that live beyond the classroom

Self Portraits

Grade(s):

1

Self-portrait covers for student portfolios, supported by peer critique

Our Book of Tools

Grade(s):

K

Illustrations and descriptions of construction tools; part of a study of local jobs and tools used in those jobs

Instruction Manual for the GH Monoscope

Grade(s):

4

Instruction manual written by students, for students to support effective use of the school's monoscopes

If You Take a Dog to the Beach

Grade(s):

K

Children's book written and illustrated through classroom collaboration

Grasshopper Card - Drafts

Grade(s):

2

Series of scientific drawings showing a student's revision process through multiple critique sessions

First Thanksgiving Cards

Grade(s):

3

Set of notecards depicting an aspect of Wampanoag or Pilgrim culture and history

Field Guide to Insects in Western Massachusetts

Grade(s):

2

Local field guide based on field observations and study with an entomologist

Calendar of Forest Park

Grade(s):

1

Calendar that highlights different activities in a local park, corresponding to the time of year

Bird Card

Bird Cards

Grade(s):

K

Set of notecards with scientific illustrations and written descriptions of birds

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