The skills and knowledge captured in the ELA/literacy standards are designed to prepare students for life outside the classroom. They include critical-thinking skills and the ability to closely and attentively read texts in a way that will help them understand and enjoy complex works of literature. Students will learn to use cogent reasoning and evidence collection skills that are essential for success in college, career, and life. The standards also lay out a vision of what it means to be a literate person who is prepared for success in the 21 st century.
Morpho butterflies, often very expensive, have always been prized by extremely wealthy collectors. Famous collections include those of the London jeweler Dru Drury and the Dutch merchant Pieter Teyler van der Hulst , the Paris diplomat Georges Rousseau-Decelle , the financier Walter Rothschild , the Romanov Grand Duke Nicholas Mikhailovich of Russia and the, English and German respectively, businessmen James John Joicey and Curt Eisner . In earlier years, Morphos graced cabinets of curiosities " Kunstkamera " and royal cabinets of natural history notably those of Tsar of Russia Peter the Great , the Austrian empress Maria Theresa and Ulrika Eleonora, Queen of Sweden . More famous is Maria Sibylla Merian , who was not wealthy.