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Kris

  • 4th and 5th Grade Novels

    Interesting and engaging 4th and 5th-grade novels can be a challenge to find. It is important that we continually evaluate the novels in our classroom to ensure they meet modern-day interests…

  • A fantastic list of middle school novels in verse for middle school English Language Arts from 2 Peas and a Dog. #novelsinverse #middleschoolbooks #middleschoolELA #booklists

    Middle Grades Books in Verse

    Middle grades books in verse are a great way to get all students reading, especially reluctant readers who are intimidated by the long paragraphs found in traditionally formatted novels. This blog…

  • Use this list to find engaging books for 7th and 8th grade students. Great books for 12 and 13 year olds from 2 Peas and a Dog.

    Engaging Books for 7th and 8th Grade Students

    It can be a challenge to find engaging books for 7th and 8th-grade students that will keep their attention.  The books listed below would be great for reluctant readers who do…

  • Use the chalk talk teaching strategy to get your whole class sharing their ideas.

    Chalk Talk Teaching Strategy

    The chalk talk teaching strategy is a great teaching technique to get the whole class sharing their ideas. This teaching strategy could also be called a silent discussion.  How Does The…

  • Check out these awesome tech tools for teachers from 2 Peas and a Dog. #edtech #classroomtechnology #classroomtech

    Useful Teacher Tech Tools

    Teacher tech tools are important because classroom technology continues to evolve a be a huge part of the classroom environment. I can remember thinking I was tech-rich in my first classroom…

  • How Do Teachers Know It’s Report Card Season

    Report card season – every teachers’ favourite time right? I highly doubt that. The 12 items listed below will help you recognize if you are in the report card season. I…