The Life Cycle of a Butterfly…. Your name/Group name \_\_\_\_\_\_\_\_\_\_\_\_\_\_\_\_\_\_\_\_\_\_\_\_\_\_\_\_\_\_\_\_\_\_\_\_\_ Start date\_\_\_\_\_\_\_\_\_\_\_\_\_\_\_\_\_ Completion date \_\_\_\_\_\_\_\_\_\_\_\_\_\_\_. Introduction.
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Last spring Sally’s mom purchased the seeds to a plant known as milkweed. Sally had never heard of this plant before and was quite interested in what it might look like when it was fully grown. As her mom began to plant the seeds in their garden she said, “Be sure to pay close attention to this plant as it grows Sally. Not only is it beautiful but it is very special in one other way that you must discover on your own.” Sally was so interested to discover this new and exciting plant’s secret that she purchased a journal to record
You and your partner are now on a mission with Sally to discover what special secret the plant milkweed holds. You will be watching the plant as it grows and will be recording developments as they occur. Your explorations will be conducted by traveling to certain websites that I have picked for you and your partner. Two key questions to ask as you uncover milkweed’s mystery are:
Once you have discovered the answers to these questions we will begin to explore the second portion of our WebQuest.
Since this is a group project I would like each person to have an equalamount of time on the computer.
It’s time to begin your search!!
But don’t forget your key questions…
You can begin by clicking on these sites…
So, What is the life cycle of a butterfly?
Important questions to ask:
Click on these links to uncover the answers to your butterfly questions and more:
Now that you have viewed many websites show me what you know…
Now that your WebQuest explorations are complete I would like for you and your partner to show the class what you have learned by writing a short autobiography of a Butterfly’s life within your journals.
We will take turns sharing our stories at the writer’s chair when our WebQuests are complete!