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  • Online learning can be stressful. Use these ideas to make online learning for English Language Arts work for teachers and students. Try these online learning ideas for kids. Middle school online learning can work - don't get discouraged and try these ideas and lessons from 2 Peas and a Dog.

    Online Learning For English Language Arts

    Online learning for English Language Arts is not easy for parents, teachers or students.  I never thought that a global trend of remote teaching would occur. Even though technology advances daily,…

  • Article of the Week Resources for Middle School.

    Article of the Week Resources

    It can be a challenge to find engaging article of the week resources. To see how I structure my program in a middle school classroom, check out this article.  Below is…

  • Teaching poetry to middle school students does not have to be difficult. Check out these 2 teaching strategies that make poetry accessible. #poetry #middleschoolela #englishlanguagearts #poetrylessons

    Teaching Poetry to Middle School Students

    It can be a challenge to teach poetry to middle school students, but here are two tips to make teaching poetry better.  Today’s blog post is written by Sara Cuzzo from…

  • Make your English class fun with these 10 tips from experienced ELA teachers from 2 Peas and a Dog. #englishlanguagearts #middleschoolELA #highschoolELA #englishclass

    10 Tips for Making English Class Fun

    When was the last time you thought about making English class fun? When you think of your English class growing up what images come to mind? Sitting in your chair, listening…

  • High school book recommendations can be challenging to find. Teachers and parents use these high school books lists to find books than teen readers will read. Stop #fakereading! #highschoolbooklists #highschoolbookrecommendations #teenbooks #yabooks

    High School Book Recommendations

    High school book recommendations can be challenging to find. Today’s teens do not want to read the “classics” that their parents might have read 20 years ago. Some of the classic…

  • Use these January lesson plans for middle school ELA classes to help reduce your planning workload from 2 Peas and a Dog. #lessonplans #middleschoolELA #englishlanguagearts #middleschool

    January Lesson Plans for Middle School ELA

    January lesson plans for middle school ELA need to help students refocus on their studies. The excitement of the holiday season is over and the testing season will soon arrive. January…