All About Monarchs

Links to curricula focusing primarily on monarchs


  • Monarch Curricula

    Downloadable lessons from the Monarchs and More curriculum guide:

  • Driven to Discover

    Facilitator’s Guide to Citizen Science/Monarchs: includes lesson plans, facilitating vs. teaching, sequence of activities, parent involvement, citizen science

  • Monarch Butterfly

    Follow the link below and then click "Teacher's Guide" to access some great curricula on Journey North's Monarch Page.

  • Content Standards and Monarchs

    The Monarch Teacher Network has created a nice list of learning outcomes drawn from state standards. This is a broad, interdisciplinary list showing what students will know and be able to do after an extended learning experience with Monarch Butterflies.

  • Monarch Butterfly Manual for the Educator

    Follow the link below to a page provided by the US Forest Service. This Monarch teacher's manual was developed by the Mexican NGO, Proteccion de la Fauna Mexicana.

  • Symbolic Migration

    Through Journey North's annual Symbolic Migration, children across North America are united by the monarch butterfly and celebrate its spectacular migration. Lots of great activities for teachers!

  • Butterfly Activity Guide

    In depth lessons and activities, developed by the National Wildlife Federation