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Traffic Jam

Book meta-data
  • Reading Box: Red (Levels 3-5)
  • Year: Kindergarten
  • Fiction/Nonfiction: Fiction
  • Theme/Topic: Leisure and recreation, Maths
  • Genre: General narrative
  • Strategy/Skills: Activating prior knowledge, Making predictions, Monitoring for meaning
  • Page Count: 16
  • Reading Level: 3
  • Item Code: 200063
  • High Frequency Words: I, can, see, a, in, the
  • Curriculum Codes: ACELA1435, ACELA1434, ACELA1786, ACELA1437, ACELA1440, ACELA1817, ACELA1818, ACELT1575, ACELT1578, ACELT1785, ACELY1649, ACELY1650, ACELA1453, ACELA1821, ACELT1582, ACELT1584, ACELY1659, ACELY1660
Reader Description

All the traffic has stopped. The boy wonders why it isn't moving. He sees a bike, a car, and a bus. Then he sees the tow truck.

After you have completed the Reader

Look at the traffic jam in this book. What is stuck in the jam? Why are they stuck? Make your own traffic jam with toy cars. Talk about where each car is in your traffic jam. Use words like "in front", "behind", "first", and "second".

Support Materials

Blackline Master


Lesson Plan


Printable Reader


Printable Reader (Wordless)


Word Cards