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Challenge Question #1

Allison L. Bailey (bailey_a@popmail.firn.edu)
Wed, 16 Sep 1998 22:49:18 -0400

Here are some of the responses to challenge question #1 from my 2nd a=
3rd grade multiage class. The third graders have the experience of
participating in some Journey South activities last year.

Ms. Allison Bailey
Citrus Elementary School
Vero Beach, FL

=93I think it will take the monarchs a week to reach Mexico because i=
pretty long. They will arrive in January." Evan Brown - Grade 2

=93I think it will take the monarchs 20 minutes to reach Mexico becau=
it=92s far. They will arrive on March 2.=94=20
Phillip Collins - Grade 2

=93I think it will take the monarchs 20 hours to reach Mexico because=
far, far, far, far, far away. They will arrive on December 31st.=94
Matthew Powers - Grade 2

=93I think it will take the monarchs until November 2 to get to Mexic=
because it is very far from here to Mexico. It would be hard to fly
because there are ten million butterflies all going to the same place=
Joshua Cross - Grade 3

=93I think maybe the monarchs will have to fly 320 miles, or two week=
s, to
get to Mexico because it seems that monarch butterflies have to go th=
far, all the way from North to South. I can=92t believe how far they=
fly. They will arrive on November 18, 1998.=94
Amber Pastir - Grade 3

=93I think that it will take the monarchs one month to reach Mexico. =
will take the monarchs less time flying because they do not have to g=
in a car or on a road. They will arrive on December 1, 1998.=94
Victoria Parker - Grade 3