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  • 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…

  • Planning your first month of school lessons can be overwhelming. Read this blog post to see what I teach during the month of September for middle school ELA. September lesson plans for middle school ELA by 2 Peas and a Dog. #middleschoolela #backtoschool #englishlanguagearts

    September Lesson Plans for Middle School ELA

    September Lesson Plans for Middle School ELA can be difficult to find. This month means cooler breezes, fall colours, and back to school.  And while there is definitely a little sadness…

  • 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…