Biographies are an important non-fiction text type to teach. When planning out their teaching units, it is important that teachers include biographies as a non-fiction text type or as an option in a non-fiction unit. Read about 5 reasons why biographies should be taught and get some great lesson ideas from 2 Peas and a Dog. #biographies #non-fiction #lessonplans #middleschool
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Why Teach Biographies?

Biographies are an important non-fiction text type to teach. Students can get stuck in their own worlds and forget about the great things that are happening outside of their immediate community. When planning out their teaching units, it is…

The end of the year is fast approaching and it can be difficult to keep students engaged. Use these fun and interesting end of the year lesson plans to keep your classes working until the last few days. #englishlanguagearts #lessonplans #endoftheyear #teachers #lessons
End of the Year

Stress Free End of the Year Lessons

End of the year lessons are soon going to become very important as the countdown is on and your students attentions are quickly dwindling.  The important thing is to keep them engaged in those last few weeks in purposeful learning…

15 graduation songs for your end of the year slideshow or celebration from 2 Peas and a Dog. #endoftheyear #graduation #graduationsongs
End of the Year

Graduation Songs for End of the Year Slideshows

Graduation songs are always difficult to find at the moment you need them for your year-end slideshows and celebrations. I have linked 15 popular graduation songs that can be used the next time you need some songs to spice up…

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Creating an Engaging Summer English Project

Summer reading projects are required in some schools, and they can become very onerous on the students and teachers. Today’s blog post is written by Rebecca Gettelman who is a middle and high school teacher from the Midwest. She…