Category: Holiday and Seasonal Lessons

New Year’s Goal Setting Activity and Reflection Sheets

Reflection is an important skill that we need to reinforce with our students. To assist with this task, I created a New Year’s small group discussion and goal setting activity to help my students with their reflection skills. In this step-by-step goal setting activity, students will be excited and engaged

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Holiday Season Survival Guide

Planing holiday lessons can be time-consuming. Don’t let it be! It’s almost time for the holiday season in our classrooms. As much as I love the holidays, it is also a time when many teachers feel run down and are exhausted from the business of school start-up and the ensuing

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10 Halloween Costume Ideas For English Teachers

Halloween costumes are a way to add some fun to your school day on Halloween. Finding a creative, yet school-suitable Halloween costume can be challenging. Every time I try to shop for a pre-made costume, it is rarely appropriate for an educational setting. Some costumes are too revealing while others

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Fall Themed Middle School Lessons

Summer and fall both rival each other for the favourite season spot in my heart. I love each season for different reasons. As a teacher, I love the fresh air and new school year that fall brings. It can be challenging to find quality lessons related to the season.  During

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The weeks leading up to the holiday break can be very stressful if you don't plan ahead. Read below for our top tips for reducing stress before, during and after the holiday break from the 2 Peas and a Dog blog.

Tips For Teachers On How To Reduce Holiday Season Stress

Stress – what every teacher feels in December.  Reducing holiday stress for teachers is a very important topic, but is often overlooked in the busyness of the season. Teachers everywhere look forward to their holiday break in December. Spending the Christmas season with friends and family helps get us through

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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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