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  • Picky middle school readers exist in classrooms everywhere. The books listed in this blog post are tried and true novels recommended by two middle school ELA teachers who deal with picky middle school readers and fake reading daily. Learn about engaging middle school books for picky readers. #middleschool #reading #englishlanguagearts

    10 Books for Picky Middle School Readers

      Picky middle school readers exist in classrooms everywhere. Teachers know that students have become masters of fake reading or avoidance tactics like always needing to use the washroom or leaving to get…

  • Find great tips, tools and resources for middle and high school interactive notebook ideas for the language arts classroom in this article from 2 Peas and a Dog. #languagearts #reading #writing #lessonplans #2peasandadog

    Language Arts Interactive Notebooks Tips and Tricks

    Interactive notebooks rapidly took over classrooms a few years ago and became a staple in many classrooms. In this #2ndaryELA Twitter Chat recap we focus on how teachers use interactive notebooks in…

  • 5 Classroom Library Myths

      I strongly feel that classroom libraries are essential for all classrooms, not just for English classrooms. Students need to understand that literacy does not end once they walk out of…

  • Creative lesson ideas for the middle and high school classroom from the 2 Peas and a Dog blog.

    Creative Lesson Ideas

    New year = creative lesson ideas. I love new beginnings. I often use the weeks after a holiday break to implement new things in my classroom. It feels more natural than…