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By EB Academics by Caitlin and Jessica
SIX NO-PREP DIGITAL and PRINT English Language Arts (ELA - Reading and Writing) Activities perfect for your ELA Sub Plans for your Middle School classroom! There's nothing worse than getting sick and needing emergency lesson plans for a substitute!
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Writing, Reading
Grades:
8th, 6th, 7th
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
457
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By EB Academics by Caitlin and Jessica
These DIGITAL and PRINT 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
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Writing, Writing-Essays
Grades:
8th, 6th, 7th
Types:
Graphic Organizers, Activities, Minilessons
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
474
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By EB Academics by Caitlin and Jessica
This fun and challenging DIGITAL and PRINT “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
Subjects:
Creative Writing, Writing, Christmas/ Chanukah/ Kwanzaa
Grades:
8th, 6th, 7th
Types:
Projects, Homeschool Curricula, Activities
CCSS:
W.6.4, W.7.4, W.8.4, L.6.3, L.7.3
$6.50
502
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By EB Academics by Caitlin and Jessica
Students will love this fun and challenging Descriptive Writing Dream House for Sale Activity (Digital and Print) as they identify strong vocabulary and descriptive phrases, transform boring sentences into detailed descriptions and finally, design
Subjects:
Creative Writing, Writing, Spring
Grades:
8th, 6th, 7th
Types:
Projects, Homeschool Curricula, Activities
CCSS:
W.6.4, W.7.4, W.8.4, L.6.3, L.7.3
$8.00
119
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By EB Academics by Caitlin and Jessica
Paragraph of the Week contains sixty thought-provoking quotes and corresponding writing prompts for DIGITAL and PRINT that can be used in a variety of ways in the classroom to help improve your students' writing! They make the perfect journal. We
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Creative Writing, Writing
Grades:
8th, 6th, 7th
Types:
Literacy Center Ideas, Unit Plans, Homework
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
$13.50
277
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By EB Academics by Caitlin and Jessica
These Evidence Tracker Graphic Organizers that include a DIGITAL and PRINT version 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
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Writing, Writing-Essays
Grades:
8th, 6th, 7th
Types:
Graphic Organizers, Handouts, Assessment
CCSS:
RL.6.1, RL.7.1, RL.8.1, W.6.9, W.7.9, W.8.9
$4.50
479
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By EB Academics by Caitlin and Jessica
This Claims vs. Statements Sorting Activity for DIGITAL and PRINT 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
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Writing, Writing-Essays
Grades:
8th, Homeschool, 6th, 7th
Types:
Literacy Center Ideas, Activities
$4.75
375
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By EB Academics by Caitlin and Jessica
This Digital and Print 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:
8th, 9th, 7th
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...
$8.50
137
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By EB Academics by Caitlin and Jessica
This DIGITAL and PRINT 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
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Writing, Halloween
Grades:
8th, 5th, 6th, 7th
Types:
Activities, Fun Stuff
CCSS:
W.6.3, W.7.3, W.8.3, L.6.5, L.7.5, L.8.5
$6.00
116
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By EB Academics by Caitlin and Jessica
Looking for a game-changer to add strength and eloquence to your students’ essays?  Use these Writing Review Stations a week prior to starting your Argumentative Writing or Literary Essay unit! Your students will review key writing concepts in an
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Other (ELA), Writing
Grades:
8th, 6th, 7th
Types:
Literacy Center Ideas, Activities, Fun Stuff
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...
$10.00
72
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By EB Academics by Caitlin and Jessica
"One of Rod Serling’s most famous Twilight Zone episodes, “The Monsters Are Due on Maple Street” teleplay is used in many classrooms to teach students about the dangers of prejudice and paranoia. If you’re looking for an exciting, engaging unit to
Subjects:
Literature, Writing-Essays, Reading
Grades:
8th, 6th, 7th
Types:
Cooperative Learning, Google Apps, Activities
CCSS:
RL.6.1, RL.6.2, RL.6.3, RL.6.10, RL.7.1, RL.7.2, RL.7.3, RL.7.10, RL.8.1, RL.8.2, RL.8.3...
$8.00
21
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By EB Academics by Caitlin and Jessica
Looking for an easy, no-prep short story reading and writing unit for your middle school students? This is it! Use the short story "Eleven" by Sandra Cisneros" to teach and review many important evidence-based writing and reading skills! Using the
Subjects:
Literature, Short Stories, Reading
Grades:
8th, 6th, 7th
Types:
Literacy Center Ideas, Google Apps, Activities
CCSS:
RL.6.1, RL.6.4, RL.6.5, RL.6.6, RL.7.1, RL.7.4, RL.7.5, RL.7.6, W.6.1, W.6.4, W.6.9...
$6.50
81
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By EB Academics by Caitlin and Jessica
The 12 days of Christmas? For teachers, the days leading up to winter break can feel more like the 12 days of distraction. Your students are excited for the holidays coming up, and it can be hard to help them feel motivated to engage in ELA 
Subjects:
Writing, Holidays/Seasonal, Vocabulary
Grades:
8th, 7th
Types:
Google Apps, Activities, Printables
CCSS:
RL.7.1, RL.7.3, RL.7.4, RL.8.1, RL.8.4, W.7.4, W.8.4
$7.50
129
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By EB Academics by Caitlin and Jessica
This PRINT and DIGITAL 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:
Short Stories, Writing, Reading
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...
$9.50
98
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By EB Academics by Caitlin and Jessica
If you’re like most teachers, you find the internet to be both a blessing and a curse. On the one hand, your students have access to so much information when they research. On the other hand . . . your students have access to so much information
Subjects:
Writing-Expository, Informational Text
Grades:
8th, 6th, 7th
Types:
Google Apps, Handouts, Internet Activities
CCSS:
RI.6.8, RI.7.8, RI.8.8, W.6.1b, W.7.1b, W.8.1b
$5.00
24
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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:
Writing, Grammar, Vocabulary
Grades:
8th, 6th, 7th
Types:
Cooperative Learning, Google Apps, Activities
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
58
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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 for DIGITAL and PRINT! Get students thinking and writing critically about any fiction text! Here are some suggestions for how you can utilize these reading responses
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Literature, Writing
Grades:
8th, 6th, 7th
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
$4.25
420
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By EB Academics by Caitlin and Jessica
This double entry journal for use as a reading activity for any novel comes in a DIGITAL and PRINT version (so it's easily usable for distance learning) and is a GREAT way to assess students! We've included numerous ways for this journal to be
Subjects:
Writing, Close Reading, Reading
Grades:
8th, 6th, 7th
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...
$3.00
217
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By EB Academics by Caitlin and Jessica
These reading response activities include many of our best selling items! These resources will be incredible additions to your language arts classroom! Perfect for grades 5+ (but ideal for the middle school and high school classroom)!SAVE ON OUR
Subjects:
Literature, Writing, Reading
Grades:
8th, Homeschool, 6th, 7th
Types:
Task Cards, Rubrics, Activities
CCSS:
RL.6.1, RL.6.3, RL.6.5, RL.7.1, RL.7.3, RL.7.5, RL.8.1, RL.8.3, RI.6.1, RI.6.2, RI.7.1...
$45.25
$36.20
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By EB Academics by Caitlin and Jessica
This DIGITAL and PRINT Valentine's Day Writing Activity with Conversation Hearts focused on Shakespeare's "Sonnet 18" is perfect for your middle school students! As with all of our writing activities, this is academically challenging for students
Subjects:
Writing, Poetry, Valentine's Day
Grades:
8th, 6th, 7th
Types:
Activities, Fun Stuff, Minilessons
CCSS:
RL.6.4, RL.6.5, RL.7.4, RL.7.5, RL.8.4, W.6.3, W.7.3, W.8.3, SL.6.1, SL.7.1, SL.8.1
$7.00
42
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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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