Best End of the Year Teacher Resources

Finding quality end of the year teacher resources can be challenging. Has the end of the year ever snuck up on you, despite having a whole school year to prepare for it?   You’re not alone! To help you sail…

10 science fiction book series recommendations for middle school students from 2 Peas and a Dog. #sciencefiction #middleschool #reading #independentreading

10 Science Fiction Books For Middle School Students

Science fiction books for middle school are important to add to your classroom and school libraries. Science Fiction is one of the most popular if not THE most popular genre in my middle school classroom. I cannot keep this…

Biographies are an important non-fiction text type to teach. When planning out their teaching units, it is important that teachers include biographies as a non-fiction text type or as an option in a non-fiction unit. Read about 5 reasons why biographies should be taught and get some great lesson ideas from 2 Peas and a Dog. #biographies #non-fiction #lessonplans #middleschool

Why Teach Biographies?

Biographies are an important non-fiction text type to teach. Students can get stuck in their own worlds and forget about the great things that are happening outside of their immediate community. When planning out their teaching units, it is…

The end of the year is fast approaching and it can be difficult to keep students engaged. Use these fun and interesting end of the year lesson plans to keep your classes working until the last few days. #englishlanguagearts #lessonplans #endoftheyear #teachers #lessons

Stress Free End of the Year Lessons

End of the year lessons are soon going to become very important as the countdown is on and your students attentions are quickly dwindling.  The important thing is to keep them engaged in those last few weeks in purposeful learning…

9 engaging fantasy fiction book series for middle school students from 2 Peas and a Dog. #reading #middleschool #fantasyfiction #independentreading

9 Fantasy Fiction Books For Middle School Students

It is important to add fantasy fiction books for middle school students to your classroom and school libraries. Some students love to read novels that are part of a series because the story continues beyond the first novel. In…