Linda J. Armstrong

Writing for Children and the Wonderful People Who Help Them Learn

Selected Works

Preschool and Primary Activities
Word Patterns and Activities, Grades K-3
Action rhymes, easy crafts, and lively activities teach the alphabet.
Lively chants and coloring puzzles to help young children learn to count.
Phonics Activity Books
Enjoyable puzzles and activities to reinforce phonics skills. Separate volumes for grades 1, 2, and 3.
Reading Comprehension Activity Books
Eleven original mystery stories with activities
Idea Books for Teachers
110 seasonal art ideas using standard school supplies.
Social Studies Activities
History worksheets and activity suggestions for elementary classrooms
Junior Fiction
A novel about dogs and friendship for girls ages 8-12.
A collection of poems. Bellowing Ark Press, 1995

Bit, Bat, Bee: Rime with Me!

From the publisher:
Teach word patterns to emergent readers using this terrific resource!
Includes reproducibles to teach word families to new and striving readers.
Easy to use, tied to national standards, and targeted to all students struggling to make adequate yearly progress (AYP) in reading.
Reviews basic consonant sounds, blends, and digraphs.
Includes take-homes for parents to provide reinforcement at home.
A companion to the ABC Follow Me: Phonics Rhymes and Crafts, Grades K-1, which teaches phonics, this new book moves to the next level and teaches rhyming phonetic chunks, or word familites. It is a valuable resource for any teacher, librarian, or literary coach who teaches beginning reading. Teach rimes through verses, crafts, and other motivating age-appropriate activities in these short, easy-to-usem hands-on lessons and reproducibles. This resource could be a staple for those who work with emergent readers.