Try these engaging Chinese New Year lesson plans for middle school students from 2 Peas and a Dog.

Chinese New Year Lesson Plan

It can be difficult to find a good Chinese New Year lesson plan for middle school students. I see a lot of crafts and picture books when I search for lessons. Chinese New Year is an important holiday for…

5 tips for a successful digital escape room in your classroom for teachers from 2 Peas and a Dog. #edtech #escaperoom #digitalescape #digitalescaperoom

5 Tips to a Successful Digital Escape Room

Have you ever used a digital escape room in your classroom? Digital escape rooms are a great tool. Have you tried a real escape room where you have a time limit to unlock the door and “escape”?  These are…

Make your English class fun with these 10 tips from experienced ELA teachers from 2 Peas and a Dog. #englishlanguagearts #middleschoolELA #highschoolELA #englishclass

10 Tips for Making English Class Fun

When was the last time you thought about making English class fun? When you think of your English class growing up what images come to mind? Sitting in your chair, listening to the teacher talk about whatever novel you…

High school book recommendations can be challenging to find. Teachers and parents use these high school books lists to find books than teen readers will read. Stop #fakereading! #highschoolbooklists #highschoolbookrecommendations #teenbooks #yabooks

High School Book Recommendations

High school book recommendations can be challenging to find. Today’s teens do not want to read the “classics” that their parents might have read 20 years ago. Some of the classic novels are good, but so many are terribly…

Use these January lesson plans for middle school ELA classes to help reduce your planning workload from 2 Peas and a Dog. #lessonplans #middleschoolELA #englishlanguagearts #middleschool

January Lesson Plans for Middle School ELA

January lesson plans for middle school ELA need to help students refocus on their studies. The excitement of the holiday season is over and the testing season will soon arrive. January can feel a little glum after the festivities…

Students love graphic novels. Check out this list of must have graphic novels for your school or classroom library from 2 Peas and a Dog. #reading #middleschool #graphicnovels

Graphic Novels for Middle School Students

Graphic novels are a HUGE hit in my middle school classroom. I cannot keep them on my shelves. Most of my students enjoy reading them, but they are especially valuable for struggling and disengaged learners as well as my…