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Fall Monarch Migration Journal
As you embark on your journey with the monarchs, inspire students to think and act like scientists as they follow fall migration. Page by page, the journal is a workplace where students explore ever-changing events, record compelling questions, formulate hypotheses, document discoveries, and chronicle each step of their learning journey.
Journal Cover

Citizen Scientists' Reports

Monarch Migration Updates

Exploring the
Image of the Week

Week-by-Week Journal Pages

Each weekly Monarch Migration Update includes a journal page with questions specific to that week's migration map or topic:

Worksheet: Journal Page

Worksheet: Journal Page

Worksheet: Journal Page

Worksheet: Journal Page

How far to Mexico?
August 22
Details to Report
August 29
Explore Migration Maps
September 5
Habitat and Survival
September 12

Monarch Butterfly Journal Page:Energy Costs of Flight

Worksheet: Journal Page

Worksheet: Journal Page

Worksheet: Journal Page

Energy Costs of Flight September 19 When get there?
September 26
How high fly?
October 3
Comparing years
October 10
Worksheet: Journal Page

Map of Mexico: Which states do monarch butterflies cross during migration?


Tagging Stories
October 17
Mexican States
October 24
Arrival and MX Traditions
October 31
Migration Analysis
November 7
Journal Journal Journal Weekly Journal Page
Population Predictions
November 14
Winter Habitat Winter Sanctuary Map Habitat and Survival

To see Journal Pages from previous fall seasons, see archives.

Teaching Tips and Helpful Links

Teaching Tips
You and students can also use the journal pages to assess their emerging understanding. Read student reflections together and discuss their thinking. Or collect the booklet or pages periodically and use Post-it Notes for your comments.

Helpful Links


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