Category: Holiday and Seasonal Lessons

Ideas for creating more JOY in your classroom during the holiday season from the 2 Peas and a Dog blog.

Promoting Joy During the Holiday Season

The holiday season can leave many people feeling stressed out – determined to have the perfect classroom, house, decorations, meal, etc. You name it and people feel that holidays are synonymous with perfection. My challenge to you this holiday season is to promote joy not only in your classroom but

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With the holiday season approaching the air in our classrooms becomes filled with excitement. It is important that we enjoy the season with our students while maintaining a focus on curriculum and instructional time. Several holiday classroom management tips and lesson ideas are shared in this blog post by 2 Peas and a Dog.

Holiday Season Lessons

Holiday season lessons can be difficult to find.  It is important that we enjoy the season with our students, but also maintain a rigorous curriculum program. I have compiled a list of classroom management tips and engaging holiday season lessons to help teachers and students enjoy the holiday season while

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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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Read about fantastic ideas from real teachers about what they do in their classrooms to spread the message of giving not getting during the holiday season from the 2 Peas and a Dog blog.

Help Students Think About Giving Instead of Getting

During one of our weekly #2ndaryELA Twitter chats we discussed how to help students think beyond themselves during this holiday season. Teachers shared their fantastic ideas about what they do in their classrooms to spread the message of giving not getting. Read the discussion below to find some great ideas

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Great holiday gift ideas for teachers and other school staff.

Holiday Gift Ideas for School Staff

Holiday Gift Ideas for School Staff: It’s that time of year again when you want to get something special for those school staff who make going to work each day that much better. Below is a round up of great school staff gift ideas that are very easy to make,

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Tis the Season Ideas from Secondary Teachers

Several great Language Arts bloggers have gotten together to share their ideas for making the holidays a part of your classroom this season. Bring the Meaning of the Season To Your Classroom I like to get my students involved in thinking about how they can help others this holiday season.

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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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