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 group or too complicated. The lesson plans listed…

Teach middle school? Check out these fantastic middle grades books recommendations.

Fantastic Middle Grades Books Recommendations

Check out these fantastic middle grades books recommendations. I asked the Instagram teacher community for classroom library recommendations and they came back with this amazing list. I can’t wait to add these to my Grade 7 and 8 classroom…

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 getting information. Why Should You Use Podcasts in…

Why Teach Fake News in the Middle School ELA Classroom?

  Fake news is ever-present in today’s society. All we have to do is scroll through our social media feeds and it is being shared by organizations, as well as our friends and families. It is important that students…

Digital Learning in the English Language Arts Classroom

Digital learning in the English Language Arts classroom can be a challenge if you are not prepared. Teachers learned a lot about digital learning during the 2020 Covid-19 emergency digital learning that occurred.  Below are my top 3 tips…

Use the jigsaw teaching strategy to engage your students and give them more ownership of their learning.

Jigsaw Teaching Strategy

The Jigsaw teaching strategy gives students more ownership of the learning process and they must learn content and teach it to their peers. How Does The Jigsaw Teaching Strategy Work? Divide your class into groups of three to six…