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By EB Academics by Caitlin and Jessica
Teaching theme can be a real challenge. Not only is theme a tricky concept for students to grasp, but it can be hard to find the right examples to use. But don’t worry! This hands-on, engaging ELA In Action Game is designed to help students practice
Subjects:
Literature, Short Stories, Reading
Grades:
8th, 9th, 7th
Types:
Activities, Handouts
CCSS:
RL.6.1, RL.6.2, RL.7.1, RL.7.2, RL.8.1, RL.8.2, RL.9-10.1, RL.9-10.2
$8.50
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By EB Academics by Caitlin and Jessica
You know that your students are more than a test. You know that you don’t want to spend a huge chunk of your school year focusing on test prep. At the same time, you recognize that standardized tests are a genre that your students will have to face
Subjects:
Informational Text, Test Preparation, Vocabulary
Grades:
8th, 6th, 7th
Types:
Google Apps, Activities
CCSS:
RL.6.1, RL.6.2, RL.6.3, RL.6.4, RL.6.5, RL.6.6, RL.7.1, RL.7.2, RL.7.3, RL.7.4, RL.7.5...
$18.00
11
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By EB Academics by Caitlin and Jessica
What likely comes to your students’ minds when they hear the phrase “writing review”? If the answer is something like “worksheets,” then you know it’s time to add some fresh, fun activities to their learning routine! (While keeping the rigor, of
Subjects:
Grammar, Vocabulary, Writing
Grades:
6th, 7th, 8th
Types:
Activities, Google Apps
CCSS:
W.6.3, W.6.3a, W.6.3b, W.6.3c, W.6.3d, W.6.3e, W.6.4, W.7.3, W.7.3a, W.7.3b, W.7.3c...
$12.50
60
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By EB Academics by Caitlin and Jessica
It’s not easy to get students excited about grammar, but you know that worksheets and drill practices are not enough to help students really retain grammar concepts. If you’re looking for an easy way to spice up your grammar instruction in a way
Subjects:
Grammar
Grades:
6th, 7th, 8th
Types:
Activities, Google Apps
CCSS:
L.5.1, L.5.1a, L.5.1b, L.6.1, L.7.1, L.7.1a, L.7.1b, L.8.1, L.8.1a
$35.00
$28.00
4
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By EB Academics by Caitlin and Jessica
Are your students tired of writing the same old boring stories? Are you tired of reading them? Spice things up with a fun game of MASH, a throwback to the silly prediction game you may have played on the playground or the school bus as a kid. But
Subjects:
Literature, Short Stories
Grades:
8th, 6th, 7th
Types:
Google Apps, Activities, Handouts
CCSS:
W.5.3, W.5.3a, W.5.3b, W.5.3e, W.6.3, W.6.3a, W.6.3b, W.6.3e, W.7.3, W.7.3a, W.7.3b...
$5.00
8
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By EB Academics by Caitlin and Jessica
If you’re looking for a way to improve students’ reading skills, text structures is the place to start. The ability to recognize text structure helps readers to comprehend texts and retain information, as they organize a text’s ideas in their minds.
Subjects:
Reading Strategies, Informational Text, Close Reading
Grades:
8th, 5th, 6th, 7th
Types:
Google Apps, Activities
CCSS:
RI.5.5, RI.5.10, RI.6.5, RI.6.10, RI.7.5, RI.7.10, RI.8.5, RI.8.10
$7.00
4
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By EB Academics by Caitlin and Jessica
Commas are a critical component of clear writing, but they can be a dry and frustrating subject to teach. There are so many rules surrounding these little punctuation marks, and students often forget them. So how can you teach them in an effective,
Subjects:
Writing, Grammar
Grades:
8th, 6th, 7th
Types:
Centers, Activities, Printables
CCSS:
L.5.1, L.5.2a, L.5.2b, L.6.2, L.6.2a, L.7.2, L.8.2
$8.00
5
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By EB Academics by Caitlin and Jessica
Let’s face it -- as much as we understand that we shouldn’t spend too much time “teaching to the test,” teachers also know that standardized tests are a genre of their own. Your students can be great at reading novels and writing research papers and
Subjects:
ELA Test Prep, Reading Strategies, Informational Text
Grades:
8th, 6th, 7th
Types:
Google Apps, Activities, Handouts
CCSS:
RL.6.1, RL.6.2, RL.6.3, RL.6.4, RL.6.6, RL.7.1, RL.7.2, RL.7.3, RL.7.4, RL.7.6, RL.8.1...
$9.00
2
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By EB Academics by Caitlin and Jessica
“I don’t know how to start this!” How many times have you heard this complaint from students? Use this lesson to teach or review the TAG method for beginning literary analysis essays and other text-dependent writing pieces. This engaging card game
Subjects:
Literature, Writing-Expository, Writing
Grades:
8th, 6th, 7th
Types:
Activities, Printables
CCSS:
W.5.4, W.6.4, W.7.4, W.8.4
$5.00
7
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By EB Academics by Caitlin and Jessica
While understanding the sentence types will help students improve their punctuation and write sophisticated, fluent sentences, learning (and teaching) them can be a bore. However, it doesn’t have to be, with this fun grammar game! This lesson will
Subjects:
Grammar, Writing
Grades:
6th, 7th, 8th
Types:
Activities, Handouts
CCSS:
L.7.1a, L.7.1b
$5.00
14
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By EB Academics by Caitlin and Jessica
Tired of reading students’ stories that portray characters in a bland, vague way? Are your young writers too reliant on overused adjectives to do the heavy lifting of describing? Help students add some color to their characterization with these
Subjects:
Literature, Writing, Vocabulary
Grades:
8th, 6th, 7th
Types:
Google Apps, Activities, Handouts
CCSS:
W.5.3b, W.5.10, W.6.3b, W.6.10, W.7.3b, W.7.10, W.8.3b
$5.00
6
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By EB Academics by Caitlin and Jessica
We know that you know that your students are more than a test. And we also know you don’t want to spend too much time “teaching to the test,” but you also understand that tests are a genre that your students need a little practice with. This
Subjects:
Informational Text, Test Preparation, Vocabulary
Grades:
8th, 6th, 7th
Types:
Google Apps, Centers, Activities
CCSS:
RI.6.1, RI.6.2, RI.6.3, RI.6.4, RI.6.5, RI.6.6, RI.7.1, RI.7.2, RI.7.3, RI.7.4, RI.7.5...
$9.00
2
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By EB Academics by Caitlin and Jessica
Are you looking for a way to share the magic of allusion with your students, without spending hours researching examples and explanations? Let this resource do the work for you, as students learn about allusion through an allusions egg hunt (don’t
Subjects:
Literature, Writing, Reading
Grades:
8th, 6th, 7th
Types:
Google Apps, Activities, Handouts
CCSS:
RL.5.4, RL.6.4, RL.7.4, RL.8.4, L.5.5, L.6.5, L.7.5, L.8.5
$5.00
2
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By EB Academics by Caitlin and Jessica
Are you looking for a fun way to help your students review literary elements? Try this classic game with a literary twist! In this resource, you will find a cheat sheet to review character, topic, theme, conflict, irony, symbolism, tone, and mood.
Subjects:
Literature, Short Stories, Reading
Grades:
8th, 6th, 7th
Types:
Google Apps, Activities, Handouts
CCSS:
RL.5.2, RL.6.2, RL.7.2, RL.8.2
$5.00
3
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By EB Academics by Caitlin and Jessica
Writing dialogue is both a technical and artistic process, which is why it can be so hard to teach. These activities will provide the knowledge, engagement, and practice that students need in order to hone this tricky skill. This resource will help
Subjects:
Literature, Writing
Grades:
8th, 6th, 7th
Types:
Google Apps, Activities, Handouts
CCSS:
W.5.3b, W.5.10, W.6.3b, W.6.10, W.7.3b, W.7.10, W.8.3b
$5.00
4
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By EB Academics by Caitlin and Jessica
Imagine a grammar review activity that captures your students’ interests as it harnesses their creative energies. Is this hard to picture? Well, give this fun, artistic activity a try – it’s the solution you need to the problem of dry grammar
Subjects:
Grammar
Grades:
8th, 5th, 6th, 7th
Types:
Google Apps, Activities, Printables
CCSS:
L.5.2, L.5.2a, L.6.1, L.6.1a, L.6.1b, L.6.1c, L.6.1d, L.7.1, L.7.1a, L.7.1b, L.8.1...
$9.00
1
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By EB Academics by Caitlin and Jessica
Teaching the gerund, infinitive, and participle doesn’t have to be boring! Liven up your grammar lesson with this groovy grammar game that focuses on verbals. After using the handy verbals handout to give a mini lesson, you can pass out the cards
Subjects:
Grammar, Writing
Grades:
6th, 7th, 8th
Types:
Activities, Handouts
CCSS:
L.8.1, L.8.1a
$5.00
1
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By EB Academics by Caitlin and Jessica
“Yes! We’re learning about prepositions today!” You’ve probably never heard a student exclaim this, as students usually expect grammar lessons to be dull and tedious. Turn that thinking around with this fun resource, which combines a popular party
Subjects:
Writing, Grammar
Grades:
8th, 6th, 7th
Types:
Activities, Printables
$3.50
3
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By EB Academics by Caitlin and Jessica
Help students to understand and appreciate Christopher Paul Curtis’s award-winning novel, The Watsons Go to Birmingham -- 1963, with this complete novel study unit.Complete with pre- and post-reading activities, quizzes, and multiple activities for
Subjects:
Literature, Writing, Reading
Grades:
8th, 6th, 7th
Types:
Google Apps, Activities
CCSS:
RL.5.1, RL.5.2, RL.5.3, RL.5.5, RL.5.6, RL.6.1, RL.6.2, RL.6.3, RL.6.5, RL.6.6, W.5.1...
$15.00
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By EB Academics by Caitlin and Jessica
Irony is one of those concepts that is hard to understand without examples. Fortunately, this riveting Irony Man Competition will supply plenty! First, give a mini lesson on situational, dramatic, and verbal irony with a helpful handout. Next, let
Subjects:
Literature, Reading
Grades:
8th, 6th, 7th
Types:
Google Apps, Activities
CCSS:
RL.8.6, L.6.5, L.7.5, L.8.5, L.8.5a
$5.00
1
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TEACHING EXPERIENCE

Caitlin and Jessica are both English Language Arts teachers who teamed up to create a one-stop-shop for all things English Language Arts. Caitlin has been teaching since 2008, with four years spent as a high school English instructor and most recently as a middle school English Language Arts teacher and ELA Coach. Jessica has been teaching at the elementary level since 2004 where she has spent the majority of her career working in the intermediate grades. Jessica also worked as a curriculum specialist working with English Language Arts teachers to improve their craft. Both Caitlin and Jessica currently own and operate EB Academics focusing on their EB Writing Program and EB Teachers' Club. You can learn more about them here: ebacademics.com

MY TEACHING STYLE

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HONORS/AWARDS/SHINING TEACHER MOMENT

Caitlin and Jessica have both been honored with the Teacher of the Year Award.

MY OWN EDUCATIONAL HISTORY

Caitlin holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Communication Studies and a Master of Arts degree in Secondary Education. Caitlin recently received the Teacher of the Year Award for the 2014-2015 school year. Jessica obtained a Bachelor of Arts degree in Education with a minor in English and then later, a Master of Arts degree in Curriculum and Instruction. Jessica is also a recipient of the Teacher of the Year Award.

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