Episode 236: Get the Best Writing Results You've Ever Seen with this Framework - EB Academics

Episode 236: Get the Best Writing Results You’ve Ever Seen with this Framework

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Caitlin and Jessica discuss their EBW approach to literary analysis writing in this episode of Teaching Middle School ELA. This proven framework was developed by Caitlin and Jessica when they were middle school ELA classroom teachers. This writing approach provides a basis for other writing genres, offering students a clear structure that helps them become confident writers.

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  • [00:00:52] Caitlin and Jessica welcome listeners to another episode focused on writing. The EB Writing program opens to new teachers soon, and listeners are encouraged to attend the free workshop happening this month. 
  • [00:04:13] In this episode, Caitlin and Jessica discuss the EBW approach. They created this framework while teaching middle school ELA, and it has since impacted thousands of teachers and students. 
  • [00:08:01] Using a proven writing framework for literary analysis increases students’ confidence and eliminates writer’s block, providing a clear structure and sense of direction. By giving students simple directions with purpose, they’re equipped with the belief and evidence that they can write an essay.
  • [00:18:14] The framework is applicable to all, from fifth graders to grad school. Caitlin and Jessica offer fun ways to engage students while practicing writing skills, helping them master the writing standards. 
  • [00:20:12] The EBW approach improves students’ writing in other genres, too. The framework includes steps for evidence and justification, and students can rely on the framework for a variety of writing units.

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