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Kristy

Veterans Day Lesson Plans For Middle School Students

Veterans Day lesson plans are important to add to your teaching plan this month. The weeks around Veterans Day are a great time to remember and acknowledge the contributions of veterans and current soldiers who fight in the name…

Read this blog post about how I increase student engagement during the holiday season by using six different writing strategies and holiday writing ideas from the 2 Peas and a Dog blog. #christmas #writing #writingprompts #creativewriting #lessonplans #lessons #holidays

Holiday Writing Ideas for the ELA Classroom

Holiday writing ideas are the topic of the guest blog post I had the opportunity to share on the Teach Writing blog. Read on this blog post about how I increase student engagement during the November and December holiday…

Sentence diagrams are another tool in your grammar toolbox when teaching students to be great writers. Learn more about sentence diagramming in this blog post on the 2 Peas and a Dog website. #grammar #teaching #teachinggrammar #lessonplans

Rethinking Sentence Diagrams

Sentence diagrams questions are something that I see regularly come up in my 18,000+ member Facebook Group #2ndaryELA. Rebecca Gettelman is a middle and high school teacher from the Midwest. She has been teaching for over eleven years. In…

Book review "Blended" by Sharon Draper. Add this book to your classroom today! #bookreview #books #middleschool

Book Review “Blended”

  “Blended” by Sharon M. Draper is fantastic book for middle school classrooms.  I received an Advance Reader’s Copy of this novel as part of a blogger promotion from Simon & Schuster Canada. All opinions are my own, and…

Remembrance Day is an important time to reflect and learn. Use these Remembrance Day lesson plans to help your students learn more about this important day and the sacrifices of service members from 2 Peas and a Dog. #remembranceday #remembrance #worldwar

Remembrance Day Lesson Plans For Middle School Students

Remembrance Day lesson plans are important to add to your teaching plan at some point during the next month. I feel so privileged to teach and live in a country where I’m free to go outside my home, have…

Book Review of "Watch Your Tongue". #bookreview #books

Book Review “Watch Your Tongue”

“Watch Your Tongue” by Mark Abley is an interesting book for English teachers to read.  I received an Advance Reader’s Copy of this novel as part of a blogger promotion from Simon & Schuster Canada. All opinions are my…