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  • Teaching non-fiction in middle school is often overlooked. Learn why you should teach non-fiction in middle school as well as three different lesson ideas from 2 Peas and a Dog.

    4 Reasons to Teach Non-Fiction in Middle School

    Teaching non-fiction in middle school is often overlooked due to the pressure to teach fiction. Novels, short stories, and poems are all commonplace and wonderful parts of the Language Arts classroom,…

  • Full Year Lesson Plans For Middle School ELA from 2 Peas and a Dog

    Full Year Lesson Plans For Middle School ELA

    Are you looking for full-year lesson plans for middle school ELA? Finding quality middle school lesson plans can be a challenge. Many things online are either too young for this age…

  • Why You Should Use Podcasts In Middle School?

    Podcasts are a fantastic way to consume information and get free entertainment. I love using podcasts in middle school. Students like lesson variety and using podcasts provides an additional way of…

  • 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…