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Spring Monarch Butterfly Migration Journal 
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Citizen Scientists' Reports

Monarch Migration Updates

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As you embark on your journey with the monarchs, inspire students to think and act like scientists as they follow spring 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.

Week-by-Week Journal Pages for Migration and Map Analysis

Weekly Monarch News includes journal page specific to the current week's topic:

Where are the Monarchs Now? Migration Route Worksheet: Journal Page

Worksheet: Journal Page

Where Now? When, Where Migrate?
March 13, 2014
Answers from Expert
March 20, 2014
Limiting Factors
March 27, 2014

Worksheet: Journal Page

Monarch Butterfly Journal Page: Science Notebooking

Worksheet: Journal Page

Worksheet: Journal Page

Habitat Ready?
April 3, 2014
How Many Eggs?
April 10, 2014
Celebrating Earth Day
April 17, 2014
April 24, 2014
Worksheet: Enough Milkweed to Feed Monarch Caterpillars Worksheet: Enough Milkweed to Feed Monarch Caterpillars Worksheet: How Find Milkweed?
Enough Milkweed?
May 1, 2014
Monarch or Viceroy?
May 15, 2014
How Find Milkweed?
May 22, 2014
Describe the Egg
May 29, 2014
Mystery Photos
June 5, 2014

To see spring Journal Pages from previous 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.

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