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  • 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…

  • Get your students reading with these 11 great middle school books made into movies from 2 Peas and a Dog. #reading #YAlit #middleschoolbooks #booksandmovies

    11 Great Middle School Books Made Into Movies

      Middle school books are the best! Finding appropriate middle school books that get students reading can be challenging sometimes depending on their mindset. When I have students who want to…

  • School librarians are an essential part of a thriving school community. Read about how school librarians can support teachers from 2 Peas and a Dog. #schoollibrary #education #teachers #schoollibrary

    12 Ways a School Librarian Can Help Teachers

    School librarians are a very important part of a thriving school community. In my first few years of teaching I was lucky enough to be the school librarian for three years.…

  • 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…

  • 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…