Category: History Lessons

Engaging Canadian history lesson plans for busy teachers and homeschool parents who want quality content for their students and children. #canadianhistory #canadianhistorylessonplans #ontariohistory #canadianlessonplans

Canadian History Lesson Plans

Canadian history lesson plans can be very dry and boring if we only use the textbook to teach key events in history. I love teaching Canadian history and making it come alive for my students.  I make my Canadian history lesson plans engaging by using a mix of teacher-directed and

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History Lessons For Middle School Teachers

It does not have to be challenging to find engaging history lessons for middle school. History might be old, but our approach to teaching it shouldn’t be!  In this blog round-up, you’ll find new ideas for engaging students in history lessons, Remembrance Day lesson plans, Veterans Day lesson plans, as

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Veterans Day Lesson Plans For Middle School Students

Veterans Day lesson plans are important to add to your teaching plan this month. The weeks around Veterans Day are a great time to remember and acknowledge the contributions of veterans and current soldiers who fight in the name of freedom. I’ve built a unit to support you in teaching

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History class is much more than reading out of a textbook. Use these 10 tips to make your lessons engaging and relevant to your students from the 2 Peas and a Dog blog.

10 Ways To Make History Class Engaging For Students

History class is much more than reading out of a textbook. Use these 10 tips to make your lessons engaging and relevant to your students. Tip #1 Use QR Codes This quick technology can be accessed with personal or school portable technology (phones, iPads, tablets). The QR code embeds information

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Remembrance Day Lessons For All Grades

Several bloggers have gotten together to share our best Remembrance Day lessons that can be adapted to suit the needs of various grade levels. What I love about this link up is the variety of lesson ideas offered by the other teachers. In our classrooms today, students are working at

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It is important to keep learners engaged in their ELA subject material by creating cross-curricular lessons. Students are more likely to see a purpose for their learning if it can be used in other classes from 2 Peas and a Dog.

Cross-Curricular Learning in the ELA Classroom

Cross-curricular learning is key to helping students develop their thinking skills. It is important to keep learners engaged in their ELA subject material by creating cross-curricular lessons. Students are more likely to see a purpose for their learning if it can be used in other classes. It is important that

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Remembrance Day Lesson Plans

Remembrance Day, Armistice Day, and Veterans Day are commemorated around the world, every year, on November 11 which marks the anniversary of the end of World War 1.  Every year, I try to come up with a meaningful way to commemorate Remembrance Day in my classroom. Below are some lesson

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