The EB Writing Program
Our writing curriculum transforms students into critical and analytical writers
as they master the writing standards and increase their learning outcomes.
We’re on a mission to make the biggest impact possible on the way middle school teachers teach writing. We hope you’ll join us.
5,600 teachers (and counting) have seen the impact of The EB Writing Program in their classrooms
have seen an increase in student confidence while developing their writing styles.
have experienced an increase in knowledge about how to implement writing instruction.
have experienced an increase in confidence in their writing instruction.
The EB Writing Program equips teachers with the resources, tools, support, and confidence to teach writing at a high level - meeting the needs of all learners in their classroom through engaging and rigorous writing assignments, activities, and lessons.
This 4 unit transformational process gives teachers the confidence and direction to transform students’ writing.
Unit 1: Master the Writing Standards - The EBW Approach©
A successful middle school ELA curriculum is rooted in writing about literature.
Unit 1 teaches:
Unit 2: Nail the State Writing Prompts (without teaching to the test) - Expository Writing
Now that you’ve witnessed how the EBW Approach© can transform your students into exceptional writers who critically analyze literature, it’s time to apply the framework to expository writing. Here you’ll uncover activities and lessons to help students practice applying their newfound skills to different styles of writing.
Inside Unit 2, You’ll Discover:
Unit 3: Conquer the Craft of Persuasion - Persuasive & Argumentative Writing
In this unit, students will learn to transform their strong opinions into killer persuasive and argumentative pieces. Here, they will learn a framework to help them refine their writing technique, so they can get results when it comes to causes that matter to them. This unit will guide students to effectively use logic, reasoning, and researched facts to craft an argument that will get noticed.
Inside Unit 3, You’ll Discover:
Unit 4: Master the Art of Storytelling - Narrative Writing
Narrative writing should be a fun and creative writing opportunity for students, not a diary of every fantastical or rambling idea that ever crossed their mind. Luckily, this unit will provide you with the structure that students want and need to craft an interesting and meaningful narrative.
Inside Unit 4, You’ll Discover:
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Meet the learning needs of every student
On-Going Collaboration Where and When It Matters
Teachers recieve constant support within our exclusive EB Community from teachers around the world.
Our Co-Founders and Team EB pop in to coach teachers along the way—teachers can jot down questions in our community, and our team provides on-demand curriculum support.
10 Evidenced-Based Resources
Gain immediate access to a set of engaging and rigorous Evidence Based Writing Resources to reinforce the EBW Approach© within the classroom.
3 Reading Response Choice Boards
3 Sets of Tasks Cards
4 Reading Activities to Use With Any Novel
Extra Support to Make Your Life Easier!
Gain immediate access to extension resources to help you refine the EBW Approach©. From a step-by-step lesson on how to utilize our rubrics (allowing teachers to save time grading) to using the EBW Approach© with informational texts, these bonuses ensure teachers are fully supported with a robust writing program.
Student-Facing Videos for Every Writing Unit
These student-facing videos cover ALL aspects of The EB Writing Program for students. Teachers can simply send them to students and ensure that their writing program is highly effective. Or use them as extra support, so students can go back and re-watch a concept they might struggle with.
Meet the Founders
We’re Caitlin and Jessica, and this all started when we were teaching across the hall from one another at a school in Los Angeles.
One summer, we launched an ELA camp to help students get ahead for the summer, using the frameworks we’d developed for our own classrooms. It was a runaway success, and we realized that we wanted to share what we’d discovered with other teachers.Read more