Digging for Dinos – Ms. Trowbridge’s class

“We have now learned about making claims and proving those claims with evidence…”

K. Smith Second Grade

It’s been a while since our class has posted.  Let’s catch you up!

After we finished our ScribblePress books about our favorite dinosaurs, we started to learn about how the dinosaurs might have become extinct.

One day when we got to school, we saw that someone had taken the dinosaur bone that we found in our school garden out of our classroom.  This person left behind some clues…

Muddy footprints.


A walkie talkie.


And, a tie.


We used the clues that were left to try to figure out who could have taken our bone.


After looking at our evidence we made a claim that we thought Mr. Brengard took our dinosaur based on the evidence we saw in the classroom.  All of the 2nd graders asked Mr. Brengard to come to a meeting so we could ask him if he had our bones.

Students presented their claim and backed it…

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