Switching from Google Drive to Zip Files

Switch from Google Drive to Zip Files For several years, 2 Peas and a Dog has provided the individual PDFs of our resources through a Google Drive link. This Google Drive method has been switched to a zip file method that can be downloaded from Teacher Pay Teachers.  Why The

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Middle school historical fiction books are usually enjoyed by students. They like reading about historical events and people. Use this book list to help students find great books.

Middle School Historical Fiction Books

Middle school historical fiction books are usually enjoyed by students. They like reading about historical events and people. I have compiled a list below of middle school historical fiction and historical memoirs in the book list below. This blog post contains affiliate links that are of no cost to the

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Middle school sub plans are a requirement in some districts. This article contains a list of teaching resources teachers can use from 2 Peas and a Dog.

Middle School Sub Plans

Middle school sub plans are a requirement in some districts. It is required that all teachers in my district have ready to go sub plans in their classrooms. Teachers usually have a binder or a magazine holder full of student information and emergency lesson plans.  Sub Binder What should you

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14 Ways To Make Geography Class Fun

It is not challenging to make geography class fun and engaging if you use some of the ideas below. Unfortunately, Social Sciences get a bad reputation for being boring – which is the farthest from the truth. Gone are the days of independently reading the textbook and silently writing the

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Graffiti Brainstorm Teaching Strategy

Using a graffiti brainstorm is great way to activate students’ knowledge about a topic of study. How Does The Graffiti Brainstorm Teaching Strategy Work? Create stations by posting several topics/questions/ideas (related to the current learning in your classroom) on large pieces of paper around the classroom. Divide your class into

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Free classroom decor ideas for middle school classrooms from 2 Peas and a Dog.

Free Classroom Decor

Accessing free classroom decor is important for all teachers. Money is tight at the end of the summer after not being paid for 2-3 months. Last week a teacher reached out to me and asked if I had any ideas for decorating a classroom this year since many of the

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Classroom Management Strategies For Middle School

Classroom management strategies for middle school are not the same as elementary strategies. Middle school students are a unique mix of child and teen. Classroom management is a hugely important skill that teachers need to master in order to have successful classroom spaces. Check out the list below for classroom

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Is your classroom messy? Do you have trouble finding items? Check out these classroom organization ideas from teachers for teachers.

Classroom Organization Ideas

Is your classroom messy? Do you have trouble finding items? I love organizing my classroom. I am always looking for the best teacher organization ideas. I love looking at how other teachers have organized their lessons and classrooms because teachers have the best organizational ideas. Check out these classroom organization

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