Category: Science and Social Studies

History class is much more than reading out of a textbook. Use these 10 tips to make your lessons engaging and relevant to your students from the 2 Peas and a Dog blog.

10 Ways To Make History Class Engaging For Students

History class is much more than reading out of a textbook. Use these 10 tips to help make history class engaging and relevant to your students. This blog post contains affiliate links that are of no cost to the reader. If you make a purchase through the provided links this

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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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It is important to keep learners engaged in their ELA subject material by creating cross-curricular lessons. Students are more likely to see a purpose for their learning if it can be used in other classes from 2 Peas and a Dog.

Cross-Curricular Learning in the ELA Classroom

Cross-curricular learning is key to helping students develop their thinking skills. It is important to keep learners engaged in their ELA subject material by creating cross-curricular lessons. Students are more likely to see a purpose for their learning if it can be used in other classes. It is important that

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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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2 great Science Fair planning resources to help with this giant task.

Science Freebies

This weeks’ freebie theme is Science! I grew up watching Bill Nye the Science guy, and my current students enjoy watching episodes if they get shown. This week I have found two great freebies to help you and your students prepare for Science Fair.  We only had Science Fair when

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