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!

Alphabet Cards
Use with any book!
created by Marla Jones
B.S. Early Chilhood Ed.
A Sentence Is...
Use with any book!
created by Marla Jones
B.S. Early Childhood Ed.
Sentence Punctuation
Use with any book!
created by Marla Jones
B.S. Early Childhood Ed.
Action Verbs
Use with any book!
created by Marla Jones
B.S. Early Childhood Ed.
 Cowboy Jesse
by Nancy Allen
 Just Playing
by Anita W. Schlaht
Pups on the Run
by Hannah Hurdle
A Truck Named Tony
by M. Jane Hawkins
Jerome the Stone
by Dorothy Shaw
Toby and the Secret Code
by Una Belle Townsend
Joshua and the Biggest Fish
by Kaylee Morrison
The Little Old Man, the Little Old Woman, and the Little Red Hen book cover
Use with The Little Old Man, the Little Old Woman, and the Little Red Hen
by David L. Roper
The Buffalo Train Ride book cover

(For grades 3-6 approximately) To access resource activities for this book, click on the book cover.

The Buffalo Train Ride
by Desiree Webber
Long Vowel Patterns
Use with any book!
created by Marla Jones
B.S. Early Childhood Ed.
Syllable Count
Use with Mila Denton is an April Fool! or with any book.
created by Marla Jones
B.S. Early Childhood Ed.
Sentences Begin with a Capital Letter
Use with any book!
created by Marla Jones
B.S. Early Chilhood Ed.
Vocabulary
Use with The Potbelly Pig Promise
by Barbara Shepherd
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The Letter Kk
Use with Let's Follow Them!
by Marla F. Jones
LetsFollowThem book cover
Use with
Clancy
by
Una Belle Townsend
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by Darlina Eichman

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