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BUTTERFLY LIFE CYCLE - Monarch Slideshow, Mini-Book, and Hands-On Activities

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1st - 3rd, Homeschool
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The monarch butterfly is the “King of the Butterflies” with its unique life cycle. This nonfiction science study includes a slideshow of the lifecycle, QR Codes with resources, investigative activities and more. Did you know that the monarch can live up to 8 months and migrate up to 2,800 miles?

This unit is a perfect resource for nonfiction book study.

1. Life Cycle Slideshow (29 pages)

2. QR Codes (videos and websites)

3. Vocabulary Word Wall

4. Color monarch and USA flag, Mexico flag and Canada flag

5. Symmetry

6. Monarch Butterfly Observation sheet

7. Monarch butterfly mini-book

8. KWL

9. Butterfly craft and graphic organizer

10. Butterfly life cycle sequence

11. Label the butterfly

12. Life cycle cut and glue

13. Butterfly senses poem

14. Life cycle description and picture cards – match the pictures and the descriptions (memory)

15. Roll and Cover for addition and multiplication cards

16. Crossword puzzle

17. Monarch butterfly snacks

18. Monarch butterfly masks

19. Apps and websites

20. Recommended books

I hope you take a look at my other Life Cycle and informational text units.

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