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  • Teaching poetry to middle school students does not have to be difficult. Check out these 2 teaching strategies that make poetry accessible. #poetry #middleschoolela #englishlanguagearts #poetrylessons

    Teaching Poetry to Middle School Students

    It can be a challenge to teach poetry to middle school students, but here are two tips to make teaching poetry better.  Today’s blog post is written by Sara Cuzzo from…

  • Make your English class fun with these 10 tips from experienced ELA teachers from 2 Peas and a Dog. #englishlanguagearts #middleschoolELA #highschoolELA #englishclass

    10 Tips for Making English Class Fun

    When was the last time you thought about making English class fun? When you think of your English class growing up what images come to mind? Sitting in your chair, listening…

  • High school book recommendations can be challenging to find. Teachers and parents use these high school books lists to find books than teen readers will read. Stop #fakereading! #highschoolbooklists #highschoolbookrecommendations #teenbooks #yabooks

    High School Book Recommendations

    High school book recommendations can be challenging to find. Today’s teens do not want to read the “classics” that their parents might have read 20 years ago. Some of the classic…

  • Use these January lesson plans for middle school ELA classes to help reduce your planning workload from 2 Peas and a Dog. #lessonplans #middleschoolELA #englishlanguagearts #middleschool

    January Lesson Plans for Middle School ELA

    January lesson plans for middle school ELA need to help students refocus on their studies. The excitement of the holiday season is over and the testing season will soon arrive. January…

  • Find engaging November Middle School ELA lessons in this blog post. Read this blog post to see what I teach during the month of November for middle school ELA. #middleschool #middleschoolela #remembranceday #veteransday #englishlanguagearts

    November Lesson Plans for Middle School ELA

    It is time to plan November Lesson Plans for Middle School ELA. With the calendar turning to November, it is no longer possible to pretend that winter isn’t upon us.  The…

  • October Lesson Plans for Middle School ELA

    October seems to be an easier month than September. Students have learned the expectations and procedures of your classroom, and they are no longer in summer vacation mode. Ideally, October can…