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By EB Academics by Caitlin and Jessica
SIX NO-PREP English Language Arts (ELA - Reading and Writing) Activities perfect for your Emergency Sub Plans for your Middle School classroom! There's nothing worse than getting sick and needing emergency lesson plans for a substitute! It's hard to
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Reading, Writing
Grades:
6th, 7th, 8th
Types:
Lesson Plans (Individual), Activities, Minilessons
CCSS:
RL.6.1, RL.7.1, RL.8.1, W.6.4, W.7.4, W.8.4
$8.00
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By EB Academics by Caitlin and Jessica
These activities will help your students understand the difference between a claim and a statement, be able to identify and find strong and logical evidence from a text to support their claims, and organize their essays in a clear and concise
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Writing, Writing-Essays
Grades:
6th, 7th, 8th
Types:
Activities, Minilessons, Graphic Organizers
CCSS:
RL.6.1, RL.7.1, RL.8.1, W.6.1, W.6.10, W.7.1, W.7.10, W.8.1, W.8.10
$6.50
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By EB Academics by Caitlin and Jessica
This fun and challenging “Gingerbread House for Sale” Holiday Descriptive Writing Activity for your Middle School (grade 5 and up) students is such a great way to get in the holiday spirit! Taking on the role of a realtor, students will use
Subjects:
Creative Writing, Writing, Christmas/ Chanukah/ Kwanzaa
Grades:
6th, 7th, 8th
Types:
Projects, Homeschool Curricula, Activities
CCSS:
W.6.4, W.7.4, W.8.4, L.6.3, L.7.3
$6.50
244 ratings
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By EB Academics by Caitlin and Jessica
These Evidence Tracker Graphic Organizers are perfect for use with any unit of study! This resource helps students better organize their evidence and analysis while preparing for an essay or studying any literary or informational text.We created
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Writing, Writing-Essays
Grades:
6th, 7th, 8th
Types:
Handouts, Assessment, Graphic Organizers
CCSS:
RL.6.1, RL.7.1, RL.8.1, W.6.9, W.7.9, W.8.9
$4.00
413 ratings
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By EB Academics by Caitlin and Jessica
A Reading Response Activity that can be used in a variety of ways in your classroom! Here are some suggestions for how you can utilize these reading responses as reading activities or reading assignments:- Assign students a written response at the
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Literature, Writing
Grades:
6th, 7th, 8th
Types:
Activities, Assessment, Novel Study
CCSS:
RL.6.1, RL.6.5, RL.7.1, RL.7.5, RL.8.1, W.6.1, W.6.4, W.7.1, W.7.4, W.8.1, W.8.4
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By EB Academics by Caitlin and Jessica
This Claims vs. Statements Sorting Activity for your middle school students is great practice for them as they differentiate between statements and claims!It’s meant as a scaffolding activity to help students be more comfortable at understanding
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Writing, Writing-Essays
Grades:
6th, 7th, 8th, Homeschool
Types:
Activities, Literacy Center Ideas
$4.50
296 ratings
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By EB Academics by Caitlin and Jessica
These sixty thought-provoking quotes and corresponding journal prompts can be used in a variety of ways in the classroom to help improve your students' writing! We used these quotes with our 5th and 6th graders last year, and they are geared toward
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Creative Writing, Writing
Grades:
6th, 7th, 8th
Types:
Unit Plans, Homework, Literacy Center Ideas
CCSS:
W.6.2, W.6.3, W.6.4, W.6.10, W.7.2, W.7.3, W.7.10, W.8.2, W.8.3, W.8.10
$12.00
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By EB Academics by Caitlin and Jessica
Christmas Reading & Writing Activities for Middle School and High School students! This unit includes 12 different reading and writing Christmas activities that can be used with ANY unit of study! All activities are evidence based activities
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Holidays/Seasonal, Christmas/ Chanukah/ Kwanzaa
Grades:
7th, 8th
Types:
Activities, Handouts, Novel Study
CCSS:
RL.7.1, RL.7.3, RL.7.4, RL.8.1, RL.8.4, W.7.4, W.8.4
$7.50
107 ratings
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By EB Academics by Caitlin and Jessica
This EDITABLE Essay Graphic Organizer is a HUGE help for your students as they prepare to write any argumentative or persuasive essay! Each element of a standard literary analysis essay is included in the graphic organizer, from the Introduction, to
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Writing, Writing-Essays
Grades:
6th, 7th, 8th
Types:
Assessment, Graphic Organizers
CCSS:
W.6.1, W.6.4, W.6.9, W.7.1, W.7.4, W.7.9, W.8.1, W.8.4, W.8.9
$3.50
94 ratings
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By EB Academics by Caitlin and Jessica
This double entry journal for use as a reading activity for any novel is a GREAT way to assess students! We've included numerous ways for this journal to be utilized by giving students choices for not only the piece of literature they pick, but also
Subjects:
Reading, Writing, Close Reading
Grades:
6th, 7th, 8th
Types:
Activities, Handouts, Assessment
CCSS:
RL.6.1, RL.6.2, RL.7.1, RL.7.2, RL.7.6, RL.8.1, RL.8.2, W.6.4, W.6.9, W.7.6, W.7.9...
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By EB Academics by Caitlin and Jessica
Get rid of book reports for good, and use this Reading Response Bingo that is perfect for grades 5-8 (middle school) and can be used with any fiction novel that students are studying!These activities are meant to be done independently for use with a
Subjects:
Reading, Literature, Writing
Grades:
6th, 7th, 8th
Types:
Activities, Assessment, Literature Circles
CCSS:
RL.6.1, RL.7.1, RL.8.1, W.6.1, W.6.3, W.6.4, W.7.1, W.7.3, W.7.4, W.8.1, W.8.3...
$4.00
121 ratings
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By EB Academics by Caitlin and Jessica
This print-and-go resource for Shirley Jackson's "The Lottery" includes EVERYTHING you need to teach this exciting and shocking short story! Six engaging activities, teacher notes, vocabulary word wall, essay question, and a complete unit test!
Subjects:
Reading, Short Stories, Writing
Grades:
8th, 9th, 10th
Types:
Lesson Plans (Individual), Unit Plans, Activities
CCSS:
RL.8.1, RL.8.2, RL.8.3, RL.9-10.1, RL.9-10.2, RL.9-10.3, RL.9-10.4, RL.9-10.5, W.8.1, W.9-10.1, SL.8.1d...
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By EB Academics by Caitlin and Jessica
This complete and comprehensive The Gift of the Magi unit works really well for both a Thanksgiving Unit or a Holiday/Christmas Unit for Middle School and High School students. An excellent, in-depth and evidence-based unit for students during the
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Short Stories, Writing
Grades:
7th, 8th, 9th
Types:
Lesson Plans (Individual), Thematic Unit Plans, Activities
CCSS:
RL.7.1, RL.7.2, RL.7.4, RL.8.1, RL.8.2, RL.8.4, RL.9-10.1, RL.9-10.2, RL.9-10.3, RL.9-10.4, W.7.1...
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By EB Academics by Caitlin and Jessica
Our Reading Response Quilt for use with any novel was such a hit that we created an Informational Text Reading Response Quilt for use with ANY Informational Text! **THIS RESOURCE IS A PART OF TWO LARGER BUNDLES. SAVE OVER 25% BY PURCHASING OUR
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Writing, Informational Text
Grades:
6th, 7th, 8th
Types:
Activities, Assessment, Nonfiction Book Study
CCSS:
RI.6.1, RI.6.2, RI.6.3, RI.7.1, RI.7.2, RI.7.3, RI.8.1, RI.8.8
$4.00
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By EB Academics by Caitlin and Jessica
This Halloween Descriptive Writing Activity includes fun and academically challenging Halloween activities to help you celebrate Halloween with your middle school (grade 5 and up) students! Students will practice numerous writing skills with these
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Writing, Halloween
Grades:
6th, 7th, 8th
Types:
Activities, Fun Stuff
CCSS:
W.6.3, W.7.3, W.8.3, L.6.5, L.7.5, L.8.5
$5.25
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By EB Academics by Caitlin and Jessica
This complete and comprehensive unit for Richard Connell's short story, "The Most Dangerous Game," is very educational, yet fun at the same time. We have included virtually everything you would need to teach this great and thrilling short story!
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Short Stories, Close Reading
Grades:
8th, 9th, 10th, Homeschool
Types:
Lesson Plans (Bundled), Minilessons
CCSS:
RL.8.1, RL.8.3, RL.8.4, RL.9-10.1, RL.9-10.3, RL.9-10.4, RL.9-10.5, W.8.1, W.9-10.1, SL.8.1, SL.9-10.1
$8.50
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By EB Academics by Caitlin and Jessica
This fun and challenging Descriptive Writing Activity Dream House for Sale for your Middle School (grade 5 and up) students is such a great way to get into the spring season (or any time of year)! Taking on the role of a buyer, students will use
Subjects:
Creative Writing, Writing, Spring
Grades:
6th, 7th, 8th
Types:
Projects, Homeschool Curricula, Activities
CCSS:
W.6.4, W.7.4, W.8.4, L.6.3, L.7.3
$6.50
59 ratings
4.0
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By EB Academics by Caitlin and Jessica
This Reading Resources Bundle for your Middle School students is PERFECT for use with any literary unit! We've bundled some of our BEST-SELLING and most popular resources at a fraction of the cost. Purchasing this bundle saves you over 20%!All six
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Reading, Writing
Grades:
6th, 7th, 8th
Types:
Activities, Assessment, Novel Study
CCSS:
RL.6.1, RL.6.3, RL.7.1, RL.7.3, RL.8.1, RL.8.3, RI.6.1, RI.7.1, RI.8.1, W.6.1, W.7.1...
$21.00
$16.00
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By EB Academics by Caitlin and Jessica
This easy-to-use, very little prep, COMPLETE unit plan for "The Necklace" is filled with fun and challenging activities to get your students engaged in this twist-ending short story! This unit and all of the activities for “The Necklace” are fun,
Subjects:
Reading, Short Stories, Writing
Grades:
6th, 7th, 8th
Types:
Unit Plans, Activities
CCSS:
RL.6.1, RL.6.2, RL.7.1, RL.7.2, RL.8.1, RL.8.2, RL.9-10.2, W.6.1, W.7.1, W.7.2, W.7.4...
$8.25
50 ratings
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By EB Academics by Caitlin and Jessica
Using these Writing Review Stations a week prior to starting your Literary Analysis or Argumentative Writing unit can be a game changer for you in your classroom. Your students will review key writing concepts in an engaging and meaningful way with
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Other (ELA), Writing
Grades:
6th, 7th, 8th
Types:
Activities, Fun Stuff, Literacy Center Ideas
CCSS:
W.6.1, W.6.1a, W.6.1b, W.6.1c, W.6.1d, W.7.1, W.7.1b, W.7.1c, W.7.1d, W.8.1, W.8.1b...
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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. Currently, Jessica is a curriculum specialist working with English Language Arts teachers to improve their craft.

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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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