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Engaging English Language Arts lesson plans for the week after Winter Break. All your planning done for you - just print, photocopy and teach from 2 Peas and a Dog! #winterbreak #lessonplans #englishlanguagearts

Lesson Plans For After Winter Break

The first day back from any holiday break is challenging but the first day after winter break is exceptionally challenging for both students and teachers. Everyone is out of their routines and it’s important to review expectations for your…

Student book clubs for students are a great addition to any English classroom or any subject area. Book clubs allow for student choice, differentiation, and many other advantages from the 2 Peas and a Dog blog. #books #bookclubs #lessonplans #reading #novels

5 Reasons to Use Student Book Clubs

Book clubs for students are a great addition to any English classroom (or any subject area). I try to incorporate at least 1 or 2 book club sessions with my students each year. My students like the variety of…

Media literacy is a key component to a balanced literacy program. It is the ability to think critically about the media sources people interact with daily. Read my 5 top reasons why teaching media literacy is important. #medialiteracy #media #balancedliteracy #englishlanguagearts #lessonplans

Why Teach Media Literacy? A Guide For Teachers

  Media literacy is a key still students will need in life to be successful. My top priority in the classroom is helping students learning in a fun and safe environment. I love to integrate mass media sources in…

10 books for teen readers. This book list for teen readers is a mix of new and old titles that would be a great addition to any bookshelf, classroom or school library from 2 Peas and a Dog. #reading #teenreads #teenbooks #classroombooks #education

10 Books for Teen Readers

  Teens readers enjoy reading books that interest them and that they can relate to. It is important to encourage teen readers to continue this habit by providing them with access to interesting and engaging books. This book list…

Best 6th Grade Books

  This blog post contains links and summaries of some of the best 6th Grade books. Your students will enjoy reading these books in and outside of school. Links to Common Sense Media Reviews have been provided so you…