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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…

Best books for 8th grade. Excellent novels to add to your classroom library or book club collections from 2 Peas and a Dog. #YAlit #reading #middleschool #8thgrade

Best 8th Grade Books

  I have taught 8th grade for 11 years. I love to see what books stand the test of time and remain popular year after year. This 8th grade books list will help you decide on what to add…