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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:
Cooperative Learning, 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
58
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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 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
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
With a story as rich and exciting as Richard Connell’s “The Most Dangerous Game,” you want a set of lessons that are just as thorough and engaging. This complete and comprehensive short story unit for "The Most Dangerous Game" is both educational
Subjects:
Literature, Short Stories, Reading
Grades:
8th, 9th, 10th, Homeschool
Types:
Google Apps, Activities, Assessment
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
82
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By EB Academics by Caitlin and Jessica
Are you planning to use Guy de Maupassant’s “The Necklace” in your classroom? If you’re like most teachers, you want a unit that is engaging and comprehensive but doesn’t take much of your valuable time to prep. This COMPLETE unit plan for "The
Subjects:
Literature, Short Stories, Writing
Grades:
8th, 6th, 7th
Types:
Unit Plans, Google Apps, 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...
$8.75
68
Digital Download ZIP (10.55 MB)
By EB Academics by Caitlin and Jessica
This Thanksgiving mini-reading unit and activities for Middle School and High School students are perfect to use in the week or two leading up to Thanksgiving break. Students will warm-up with a critical observation of Norman Rockwell’s iconic
Subjects:
Short Stories, Thanksgiving, Reading
Grades:
8th, 6th, 7th
Types:
Unit Plans, Activities, Minilessons
CCSS:
RL.6.1, RL.6.2, RL.7.1, RL.7.2, RL.8.1, RL.8.2, W.6.3, W.7.3, W.8.3, SL.6.1, SL.7.1...
$7.00
53
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By EB Academics by Caitlin and Jessica
This is an easy-to-use, print-and-go short story unit bundle that is perfect for your middle school or high school classroom! With challenging activities, teacher annotations, in-depth discussion questions, comprehensive unit tests, and more, this
Subjects:
Short Stories, Writing, Reading
Grades:
8th, 9th, 7th
Types:
Lesson Plans (Bundled), Unit Plans, Activities
CCSS:
RL.7.1, RL.7.2, RL.7.10, RL.8.1, RL.8.2, RL.8.10, RL.9-10.1, RL.9-10.2, W.7.1, W.8.1, SL.7.1...
$34.25
$27.00
32
Bundle
By EB Academics by Caitlin and Jessica
These engaging and challenging end of the year activities are print-and-go and easy-to-use, as well as adapted for Digital Online Distance Learning as well! This unit is the perfect way to keep those last few weeks of school highly engaging, fun,
Subjects:
Short Stories, Writing, End of Year
Grades:
8th, 7th
Types:
Unit Plans, Activities, Minilessons
CCSS:
RL.7.1, RL.7.2, RL.8.1, RL.8.2, W.7.3, W.8.3, SL.7.1, SL.8.1
$7.00
53
Digital Download ZIP (5.75 MB)
By EB Academics by Caitlin and Jessica
These Nine Short Stories included in this bundle are perfect for your middle school classroom! Incorporating more short stories into your curriculum can result in higher student engagement, increased proficiency in citing and justifying textual
Subjects:
Short Stories, Writing, Reading
Grades:
8th, 6th, 7th
Types:
Unit Plans, Activities, Minilessons
CCSS:
RL.6.1, RL.6.2, RL.6.3, RL.6.4, RL.6.10, RL.7.1, RL.7.2, RL.7.3, RL.7.4, RL.7.10, RL.8.1...
$67.75
$52.00
25
Bundle
By EB Academics by Caitlin and Jessica
Told from the perspective of a rapidly changing character, Daniel Keyes’ “Flowers for Algernon'' can be a challenging story to teach. Thankfully, this short story unit will make it easy to guide students through the mystifying concepts of
Subjects:
Literature, Short Stories, Writing
Grades:
8th, 6th, 7th
Types:
Unit Plans, Activities, Handouts
$9.00
7
Digital Download ZIP (20.14 MB)
By EB Academics by Caitlin and Jessica
These THREE supplemental activities are fun, yet educational and perfect for your study of "The Most Dangerous Game." The short story by Richard Connell is perfect to work on evidence based writing with students! All of these activities ask students
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Short Stories, Close Reading
Grades:
8th, 9th, 10th
Types:
Activities, Fun Stuff, Handouts
CCSS:
RL.8.1, RL.9-10.1, W.8.4, W.9-10.4
$3.00
38
Digital Download ZIP (2.57 MB)
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
6
Digital Download ZIP (25.80 MB)
By EB Academics by Caitlin and Jessica
This excellent Veterans Day Unit is perfect for middle school and high school students! The unit focuses on Ernest Hemingway's "Soldier's Home" and connects his short story to our celebration of Veterans Day as we honor and remember all those who
Subjects:
Literature, Short Stories, Holidays/Seasonal
Grades:
8th, 9th, 7th
Types:
Google Apps, Activities, Handouts
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, SL.7.1...
$6.00
29
Digital Download ZIP (4.06 MB)
By EB Academics by Caitlin and Jessica
The best classroom moments happen when a student-led activity really clicks -- you can almost see the light bulbs go off over students’ heads as they discover more about a text or writing skill. Based on a popular request from our teachers, this
Subjects:
Literature, Short Stories, Reading
Grades:
8th, 5th, 6th, 7th
Types:
Cooperative Learning, Google Apps, Activities
CCSS:
RL.5.1, RL.5.3, RL.6.1, RL.6.3, RL.7.1, RL.7.3, RL.8.1, RL.8.3, W.5.4, W.6.4, W.7.4...
$7.00
3
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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
2
Digital Download ZIP (4.49 MB)
By EB Academics by Caitlin and Jessica
If you pick up only one novel activity resource this year, make it this one! We have combined our popular “10 Critical Thinking Activities for Any Novel” with our new “10 Critical Thinking Activities for Any Novel Part 2,” to give you 20 activities
Subjects:
Literature, Short Stories, Reading
Grades:
8th, 5th, 6th, 7th
Types:
Unit Plans, Google Apps, Activities
CCSS:
RL.5.1, RL.5.2, RL.5.4, RL.5.5, RL.5.6, RL.6.1, RL.6.2, RL.6.3, RL.6.4, RL.6.5, RL.6.6...
$30.00
$24.00
Bundle
By EB Academics by Caitlin and Jessica
December is an exciting month for students, but it can mean lost learning when we don’t funnel that holiday energy into creative reading and writing opportunities. Use this Christmas Setting Activity to add some Christmas magic to your classroom
Subjects:
Short Stories, Writing, Holidays/Seasonal
Grades:
6th, 7th
Types:
Google Apps, Activities, Printables
CCSS:
W.6.3, W.6.5, W.7.3, W.7.5, L.6.3, L.6.5, L.7.1b, L.7.3, L.7.5
$5.00
15
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By EB Academics by Caitlin and Jessica
This February Reading & Writing Activities Bundle for your middle school students includes our THREE February/Valentine's Day resources (and will be updated with any future February resources we create)! This bundle will save you 25%! Includes
Subjects:
Short Stories, Poetry, Valentine's Day
Grades:
8th, 9th, 7th
Types:
Lesson Plans (Bundled), Unit Plans, Activities
CCSS:
RL.7.1, RL.7.4, RL.7.5, RL.8.1, RL.8.4, RL.8.5, RL.9-10.4, W.7.1, W.7.3, W.8.1, W.8.3...
$30.50
$22.50
3
Bundle
By EB Academics by Caitlin and Jessica
Our 10 Critical Thinking Activities for Any Novel resource was so popular with teachers, we knew we had to create even more! In this resource, you will find 10 critical thinking activities that you can quickly adapt for any novel you are using in
Subjects:
Literature, Short Stories, Reading
Grades:
8th, 5th, 6th, 7th
Types:
Unit Plans, Google Apps, Activities
CCSS:
RL.5.1, RL.5.2, RL.5.4, RL.5.5, RL.5.6, RL.6.1, RL.6.2, RL.6.3, RL.6.4, RL.6.5, RL.6.6...
$15.00
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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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