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Find ideas on how to celebrate various holidays in your classroom.

Find engaging and relevant Christmas lesson plans for middle school students from 2 Peas and a Dog. #christmas #holidays #lessonplans #holidayresources

Christmas Lesson Plans for Middle School Students

Christmas lesson plans that combine educational experiences with holiday themes make for a fun December season for your students. As the holidays approach, I like to use lessons that explore the season in a fun way. I find that…

Check out this teacher gift guide to help you find affordable and stylish teacher gifts from 2 Peas and a Dog. #christmas #gifts #teachergifts #teachergift #teachers

Teacher Gift Guide

With the holiday season almost upon us, I thought I would share some gift ideas for the teachers in your life. These teachers might be co-workers, friends, or relatives. When I made this teacher gift guide I thought about…

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…

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…

New Year’s Goal Setting Activity and Reflection Sheets

Reflection is an important skill that we need to reinforce with our students. To assist with this task, I created a New Year’s small group discussion and goal setting activity to help my students with their reflection skills. In…