Category: Reading

Find engaging middle school reading lessons including classroom library set up, tips for increasing student engagement and comprehension, as well as recommended reading lists from 2 Peas and a Dog. #middleschool #lessonplans #reading

Middle School Reading Lessons

Middle school reading lessons can be challenging to plan. Looking to breathe new life into classroom reading without reinventing the wheel?  This blog post has you covered! I’ve gathered together some of my top blog posts related to reading including library set up, tips and tricks for increasing student engagement

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10 Thought-Provoking Middle School Book Club Books - find great ideas for engaging and relevant middle school books for your English Language Arts classroom by 2 Peas and a Dog. #englishlanguagearts #middleschool #yalit #middleschoolbooks

10 Thought-Provoking Middle School Book Club Books

I love using book clubs in my middle school classroom. It can be a challenge to find engaging yet rigorous middle school book club books. Two teacher-bloggers have teamed up to share our best middle school book club picks for your students. When selecting middle school book club books it

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Planning your first month of school lessons can be overwhelming. Read this blog post to see what I teach during the month of September for middle school ELA. September lesson plans for middle school ELA by 2 Peas and a Dog. #middleschoolela #backtoschool #englishlanguagearts

September Lesson Plans for Middle School ELA

September Lesson Plans for Middle School ELA can be difficult to find. This month means cooler breezes, fall colours, and back to school.  And while there is definitely a little sadness as summer vacation comes to an end, there is also the magic of new pencils and a fresh start.

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Everything You Wanted To Know About Classroom Libraries

Classroom libraries can either bring life or clutter to a classroom. They are an important part of any thriving classroom. Check out the resources below to help you build your dream classroom library. It won’t be easy, but it will be worth it. Classroom Library Setup Creating a Dynamic Classroom

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How to Get Started with Reader’s Workshop

Reader’s workshop is a shift in our traditional teacher mindset where everyone is reading the same thing at the same time. I do a hybrid model of reader’s workshop that mixes whole class novels with a lot of independent choice novels. My school year is structured for my students with

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The Value of Unique Novel Selection

  Unique novel selection is one of the greatest gifts we can give our students. Today’s blog post is written by Rebecca Gettelman who is a middle and high school teacher from the Midwest. She has been teaching for over eleven years. She has resources in her TPT Store for

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Middle School Book Recommendations

Middle school book recommendations are important so that teachers can find excellent books to share with their students. Teachers are always on the lookout for the next great book to add to their classrooms. In this blog post, I have linked amazing middle school book recommendations. Bookmark this blog post

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