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  • Creating an Engaging Summer English Project

    Summer reading projects are required in some schools, and they can become very onerous on the students and teachers. Today’s blog post is written by Rebecca Gettelman who is a middle…

  • Read this blog post about how I increase student engagement during the holiday season by using six different writing strategies and holiday writing ideas from the 2 Peas and a Dog blog. #christmas #writing #writingprompts #creativewriting #lessonplans #lessons #holidays

    Holiday Writing Ideas for the ELA Classroom

    Holiday writing ideas are the topic of the guest blog post I had the opportunity to share on the Teach Writing blog. Read on this blog post about how I increase…

  • Sentence diagrams are another tool in your grammar toolbox when teaching students to be great writers. Learn more about sentence diagramming in this blog post on the 2 Peas and a Dog website. #grammar #teaching #teachinggrammar #lessonplans

    Rethinking Sentence Diagrams

    Sentence diagrams questions are something that I see regularly come up in my 18,000+ member Facebook Group #2ndaryELA. Rebecca Gettelman is a middle and high school teacher from the Midwest. She…

  • Create and teach an effective and engaging argument writing unit with these 5 tips from 2 Peas and a Dog. #argumentwriting #englishlanguagearts #lessonplans #middleschool #2peasandadog

    5 Tips for a Successful Argument Writing Unit

    Argument writing seems to be the writing standard that everyone struggles with teaching, from first-year teachers to veterans. Today Jessica Moman from A Girl With Some Glitter is guest posting about her…

  • Creative Writing Lesson Ideas

    Creative writing is an important part of the writing journey. The priority in today’s education system is non-fiction and essay writing. It can be hard to remember that students enjoy the opportunity to…