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Building a Reading-Writing Connection in the Classroom

Interested in improving your literacy teaching and discovering creative new ways to get students excited about writing? Join teacher and science of reading advocate Hannah Irion-Frake for this applicable webinar! Our presenter will explore the reading-writing connection and will share ways you can appropriately increase the amount of writing students do in your classroom. The presentation will span the strands of Scarborough’s Reading Rope and will include strategies for writing related to both word recognition and language comprehension.

We hope you’ll join us as Irion-Frake illustrates how writing can strengthen reading instruction. You’ll learn:

  • How opportunities for writing can strengthen students’ reading development
  • Classroom-friendly strategies to increase opportunities for students to write
  • Science of reading best practices for classroom implementation


Hannah Irion-Frake

Hannah Irion-Frake is a third-grade public school teacher with more than 13 years of teaching experience in second and third grades. She is a graduate of Bucknell University, Bloomsburg University, and the University of Massachusetts Lowell with Masters degrees in both Reading and Curriculum & Instruction. She is LETRS® trained and committed to spreading awareness of the science of reading. She shares actively about how she brings Structured Literacy practices into her own third-grade classroom on her Instagram account @readingwithmrsif and on Twitter @readingwithmsif. Irion-Frake is also an Epic! Master Teacher and Seesaw Ambassador, bringing her love of reading and educational technology into her classroom. She lives in central Pennsylvania with her husband, also a teacher, and their three sons.


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