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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
475
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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
This One Pager Choice Board for DIGITAL and PRINT can be used with any piece of literature and is ideal for student choice! Students select a number of high-level thinking activities to demonstrate their knowledge of the text. In-depth brainstorming
Subjects:
Literature, Informational Text, Reading
Grades:
8th, 9th, 6th, 7th
Types:
Projects, Activities, Assessment
CCSS:
RL.6.1, RL.6.2, RL.6.4, RL.7.1, RL.7.2, RL.7.3, RL.7.4, RL.8.1, RL.8.2, RL.8.3, RL.8.4...
$5.50
272
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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
This is a FUN AND CHALLENGING way for your students to learn, review, or master the most common figurative language devices found in the English Language. The figurative language devices covered are: simile, metaphor, personification, hyperbole,
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Literature, Poetry
Grades:
8th, 6th, 7th
Types:
Activities, Fun Stuff, Games
CCSS:
RL.6.4, RL.7.4, RL.8.4
$6.00
77
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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
In this easy-to-use NO PREP Mother's Day Poem activity, students will create an "I Am" poem that has been adjusted and structured to pay tribute to their mom or a special female figure in their life.Students first brainstorm various things about
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Holidays/Seasonal, Poetry
Grades:
8th, 6th, 7th
Types:
For Parents, Activities, Fun Stuff
CCSS:
W.6.4, W.6.6, W.7.6, W.8.6
$5.50
252
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By EB Academics by Caitlin and Jessica
Looking for a newsletter template designed for older grade levels? These EDITABLE templates are perfect for your middle school or high school classroom! Stop digging through those cutesy templates that are for the lower grades - these templates have
Subjects:
Back to School
Grades:
8th, 9th, 6th, 7th
Types:
Printables
$7.00
142
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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
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
This is a FUN AND CHALLENGING way for your students to learn, review, or master various kinds of sentences found in the English Language. The grammar concepts covered are: independent and dependent clauses, fragments, run-ons, simple sentences,
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Grammar
Grades:
8th, 6th, 7th
Types:
Activities, Fun Stuff, Games
CCSS:
L.7.1b
$6.00
76
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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
This plagiarism and citing sources lesson has students read an informational text article in addition to examples of students’ writing. Students will attempt to identify instances of plagiarism in the samples provided. They will also use excerpts
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Writing, Writing-Essays
Grades:
8th, 6th, 7th
Types:
Activities, Handouts, Minilessons
CCSS:
RI.5.1, RI.6.1, RI.7.1, RI.8.1, L.5.2, L.5.6, L.6.2, L.6.6, L.7.2, L.7.6, L.8.2...
$6.00
34
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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
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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By EB Academics by Caitlin and Jessica
These DIGITAL and PRINT multi-purpose Common Core Aligned Informational Text Graphic Organizers can be utilized in a number of ways in your classroom. They are excellent resources to use whenever you’re studying an informational text. These are not
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Informational Text, Reading
Grades:
8th, 6th, 7th
Types:
Graphic Organizers, Activities, Printables
CCSS:
RI.6.1, RI.6.2, RI.6.3, RI.6.4, RI.6.6, RI.7.1, RI.7.2, RI.7.3, RI.7.4, RI.7.6, RI.8.1...
$8.50
64
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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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