Linking to Literacy Resources
Free, Downloadable, Printable Activities
Suggested activities to accompany each book are grouped by book title and color-coded according to degree of difficulty (see the Linking to Literacy chart).
But feel free to mix and match!
Sentences Begin with a Capital Letter
Use with any book!
created by Marla Jones
B.S. Early Chilhood Ed.
Don't let Covid-19 steal your student's author visit this year!
Due to social distancing and limiting of outside contact, these inspirational and informational visits are being cancelled or postponed. But with our
Author Visit in a Box
you have the freedom and flexibility to schedule your author visit any time that works best for you, your class, and your school. It’s perfect to use on those short weeks around the holidays, or as a special Fun Friday treat, and you won’t believe the price!
Your Author Visit in a Box will include:
1 hard cover copy of Doodle and Peck, a fun picture book portraying the collaboration between an author and illustrator, in the format of a humorous allegory. Signed by the author!
2 soft cover copies of Doodle and Peck, signed by the author. Your students will love the colorful, cut-paper illustrations and the familiar farmyard animals in this story for young learners!
mini-books for your students to take home and color*
7 reproducibles, reinforcing age-appropriate topics such as capital and lowercase letters, letter sound recognition, punctuation recognition, nouns, vowel and consonant recognition and sorting, all produced by a seasoned, early childhood educator. These teacher-created materials are perfect for parents to use at home. They include simple directions, using minimal supplies.
PowerPoint presentation, with audio, of the author reading her picture book, Doodle and Peck
PowerPoint presentation, with audio, of author and illustrator Marla Jones sharing the journey of her book from idea to bound copies.
Form for ordering additional copies of Doodle and Peck and/or mini-books. Volume discounts available. Purchase orders accepted.