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Monarch Life Story

Criteria Beginning Developing Mastery
Can draw on a map or describe a monarch's likely route from school to overwintering grounds and back.      
Can compare elements of the Eastern monarchs' summer and winter habitats.      
Can describe key structural and behavioral changes a monarch experiences throughout its life cycle.      
Can describe how monarchs in different life cycle stages obtain food.      
Can describe some ways in which monarchs are adapted to survive physical challenges.      
Describe some of the human-created challenges monarchs face and how people are working to overcome them.