It's a Firefly Night chronicles the capture and release of fireflies, one by one, sparking the reader to count up to and down from ten. The book is capped off with a page of interesting firefly facts (they flash in rhythmic patterns to send messages!), adding a touch of accessible nonfiction to this charming, not-just-for-bedtime book.
This is a 20 page integrated unit on bugs and other creepy crawly critters. Included in the unit are the following: insect fact sheet, label the i...
Underside of Fireflies (Photinus Pyralis) Flashing at Night, Jeff Daly
Ages 5-7+ Fireflies, by Julie Brinckloe Beautiful story of a young boy catching fireflies with friends on a summer evening. He soon realizes he must set them free or they will die. Great for activating schema, making connections, and inferring. Also suitable for lesson on narrowing the topic and adding details.