Below are ideas for extending this topic beyond the activity and exploration you just completed.
These Common-Core-aligned readings are free with registration on ReadWorks. All include comprehension questions.
This short reading reviews how traffic lights work and how to safely cross an intersection. (Grade K).
This short reading tells of the invention of the modern traffic light by Garrett Morgan, an African American inventor. (Grade 1)
For more advanced readers, this reading tells of Garrett Morgan’s inventions. (Grade 2)
It’s a Firefly Night by Dianne Ochiltree tells the story of a girl chasing the bugs and putting them in her jar. Don’t miss the fascinating facts about fireflies at the end! This online book is free with registration on Epic! (Ages 4-6)
This episode of SciShow Kids will tell you everything you want to know about fireflies.