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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…

  • 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.…

  • 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 Worthy Books for Teen and Young Adult 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…

  • 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…

  • 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

      It can be difficult to find appropriate and engaging 8th-grade novels. I have taught 8th grade for 11 years. I love to see what books stand the test of time…

  • Check out these best books for 7th grade. Get students reading with these engaging book recommendations from 2 Peas and a Dog. #bookreviews #YAlit #reading #middleschool

    Best 7th Grade Books

      Finding appropriate 7th grade books can be a challenge. I find my readers are either still very much in a 6th Grade mindset or ready for YA lit. Finding this…