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  • Find engaging middle school reading lessons including classroom library set up, tips for increasing student engagement and comprehension, as well as recommended reading lists from 2 Peas and a Dog. #middleschool #lessonplans #reading

    Middle School Reading Lessons

    Middle school reading lessons can be challenging to plan. Looking to breathe new life into classroom reading without reinventing the wheel?  This blog post has you covered! I’ve gathered together some…

  • Controversial issues will arise during your class discussions. Be prepared for these topics by using these four rules. #teaching #lessonplans #currentevents

    Addressing Controversial Issues in the Classroom

    Part of our job as teachers – particularly teachers of literature and history—is to address issues that have philosophical, political, and moral components; these, by their very nature, can cause controversy…

  • 10 Thought-Provoking Middle School Book Club Books - find great ideas for engaging and relevant middle school books for your English Language Arts classroom by 2 Peas and a Dog. #englishlanguagearts #middleschool #yalit #middleschoolbooks

    10 Thought-Provoking Middle School Book Club Books

    I love using book clubs in my middle school classroom. It can be a challenge to find engaging yet rigorous middle school book club books. Two teacher-bloggers have teamed up to…

  • Planning your first month of school lessons can be overwhelming. Read this blog post to see what I teach during the month of September for middle school ELA. September lesson plans for middle school ELA by 2 Peas and a Dog. #middleschoolela #backtoschool #englishlanguagearts

    September Lesson Plans for Middle School ELA

    September Lesson Plans for Middle School ELA can be difficult to find. This month means cooler breezes, fall colours, and back to school.  And while there is definitely a little sadness…

  • Find quality new teacher resources, lesson plans, ideas and advice from 2 Peas and a Dog. #newteachers #lessonplans #newteacher

    New Teacher Resources

    Resources for new teachers can be challenging to find. So, new teachers grab a coffee and check out the advice below. The one thing all teachers have in common is that…