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Monarch Arrival and Mexican Traditions

How are Mexico's traditions connected to the monarch's arrival? Use the clue words and heading hints to make predictions. Then, read this slideshow.

Clue Words

Heading Hints

arrival traditions
harvest symbolize
customs ofrenda
marigolds shrine
ancestors mementos
cempasuchil honor
gather spirits
cemetery guide
festivity native
culture family
souls return
muertos memory

Witnessing the Arrival


Harvester Butterfly


Ancestors Return 


Remembering Loved Ones


Favorite Foods


Visiting the Cemetery


Traditional Flowers


Traditional Sweets


Ancient Traditions