Students love to create learning opportunities for younger learners to enjoy the wonder of monarch butterflies!
And we now know that when you teach another person at the same time you learn yourself – you retain 90% more.
In these popular monarch butterfly materials (which include cheat sheets and an assessment rubric) older students create tasks to teach younger students
about the wonder of monarch butterflies. As seen below – you will receive cheat sheets with all the information you need. There are also videos to enjoy learning possibilities for all ages.
Older students use these materials to create learning tasks that will help younger learners
to experience a monarch’s life through your verbal IQ, visual IQ, social IQ, personal IQ, logic-math IQ, kinesthetic IQ, musical IQ and naturalistic IQ!
If you teach younger students – you will want to use these materials to coach older students who will create monarch tasks for your students.
If you teach older students – you will want these materials to coach your students
to create activities to actively engage a younger learner in investigating the life cycle of monarch butterflies.
Students love to learn about their unique multiple intelligences
as tools for learning, in addition to learning about monarch butterflies and their awesome habits.
Imagine your student teams preparing booths for a younger grade on the topic of monarchs.
Imagine them also teaching the younger learners at these booths. It’s fun for all and the benefit exceed most regular lessons. When older and younger learners come together – magic is possible for all. How so?
Both older and younger students will experience a monarch’s life
through your verbal IQ, visual IQ, social IQ, personal IQ, logic-math IQ, kinesthetic IQ, musical IQ and naturalistic IQ!
Included in these materials you will find
A monarch’s life and your intelligences 3
Steps to create younger learning tasks 4
A monarch’s life and your IQ – info text 5
30 Fun facts about monarchs 13
Videos on monarch butterflies 16
Survey multiple intelligences 17
Brainstorm your strengths 18
Linguistic - sample and personal tasks 19
Intrapersonal - sample and personal tasks 21
Logic-math - sample and personal tasks 23
Musical - sample and personal tasks 25
Naturalistic - sample and personal tasks 27
Interpersonal - sample and personal tasks 29
Spatial - sample and personal tasks 31
Bodily–kinesthetic – sample & personal tasks 33
Sample MI tasks 35
Rubric sample for MI tasks 36
Your rubric for MI monarch task 37
10 Rules to engage younger student brains 38
7 Tips- adapt from older to younger learners 39
Further uses of your brain based tasks 40
Contact me 43
Hopefully these ready-to-roll brain-based materials
will benefit your learners and leaders as they do mine at middle, secondary, university levels and beyond.
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as you learn and lead with the brain in mind!
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