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Back to School

Back to school information including lesson plans, classroom set up and classroom management. 

How to Set Up a Middle School Classroom

This is my eighth year of setting up a classroom. I was very excited to set up my classroom this summer because I was moving into a new room. I had been in my old room for three years…

5 free back to school lessons from 2 Peas and a Dog. #freebies #lessonplans #ela #teaching

Back to School Freebies

Back to school freebies are linked throughout this blog post. The back to school season is a great time to try out new lessons and ideas. These five lessons will make planning for back to school easier and less…

Team Building Activities Guest Post

Hello, 2 Peas and a Dog Readers! It’s Matt from Team Building Activities for Kids Central. Kristy was kind enough to let me guest post on her blog, and I’m super excited to share our work with you! I’ve…

Technology Themed Get To Know You Activity

This year I wanted to do a get to know you activity with my students that fit my technology themed classroom. I searched Pinterest and online blogs and could not find an idea that suited my theme.  Then a…

Middle School Classroom Reveal

I have already finished three weeks of school. I have no idea where the time has gone. I am very happy with my schedule, and all the lovely kids I get to see daily. The best thing about teaching…