Mary Jo Fresch, Ph.D., is a professor at The Ohio State University at Marion, Department of Teaching and Learning. She holds a master of science in Reading Supervision/Specialist and a doctor of philosophy in Language, Literacy, and Culture. She has taught elementary school, adult literacy, and literacy methods courses, and has authored and edited many articles and teacher resources.
Help students analyze consonant blends and diagraphs that develop phonemic and phonological awareness throughengaging activities and poetry, writing exercises, and cross-curricular connections.
This easy-to-follow guide is filled with practical approaches to help teachers transition towards a balanced literacy framework. It offers simple techniques to nurture reading and writing skills through reading and writing activities.