Milkweed and Monarch Butterfly Mania

Comparing and Contrasting Butterflies

One way to examine things is to compare and contrast them.

1. Do this Comparison and Contrast Guide @ ReadWriteThink - online activity.

Tip: To work your way through, click the right pointing arrow after reading each page. right arrow

2. Download/print the Compare and Contrast graphic organizer.

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Super techies: If you can do complete this activity using the computer to enter the info and keep the organizer's basic format, Go for it.

Make a digital document that replicates the basic format of the doc.
shown at the left. Complete the exercise, saving frequently.

Submit the document either by printing it or emailing/drop boxing the edocument itself. (Stuff happens: Always keep a copy of your finished project.)

3. Compare and Contrast the Monarch Butterfly to the Great Spangled Fritillary.
Look into their life facts to develop a larger set of similarities or differences
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Monarch Butterflies on Buddleia blossoms

TWO MONARCH BUTTERFLIES ON BUTTERFLY BUSH

Monarch facts / Buddleia facts

 

Great Spangled Fritillary on Joe-Pye Weed blossom

GreAT SPANGLED FRITILLARY ON JOEPYE BLOSSOM

Info on Great Spangled Fritillary

What is this caterpillar?

green arrow Milkweed and Monarch Butterfly Mania

Contrasting Caterpillars / Science Journal Entry / Resources

Observation Science Skills Builder Activities

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