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Use speech writing in your middle school language arts classes as well as your middle school literacy program. You can also find middle school speech writing lessons and a link to middle school speech writing unit. This comprehensive Middle School Speech Writing Unit offers a plan for helping students develop compelling, effective speeches. It is important to incorporate speech writing into your middle school writing lessons. Writing Lessons Middle School, Middle School Literacy Activities, Middle School Language Arts Lessons, Middle School Lesson Plans, Middle School Reading, Middle School Student, Teaching Cursive Writing, Teaching Grammar, Learning To Write
Middle School Speech Writing
Use speech writing in your middle school language arts classes as well as your middle school literacy program. You can also find middle school speech writing lessons and a link to middle school speech writing unit. This comprehensive Middle School Speech Writing Unit offers a plan for helping students develop compelling, effective speeches. It is important to incorporate speech writing into your middle school writing lessons.
2 Peas and a Dog | Middle School Resources
2 Peas and a Dog | Middle School Resources
Use these Ontario Curriculum resources to teach Social Studies, Science, History, Geography, and Language Arts to your students. You will also find resources for Canadian Social Studies lessons and the Ontario Language Curriculum. Teachers who need Grade 6 Social Studies, Grade 7 History or Grade 8 History lessons will find them in these resources. Grade 7 and 8 Geography lessons can also be found. Social Studies Activities Middle School, Engaging Lessons, Peas, Don’t Forget
Ontario Curriculum Resources
Use these Ontario Curriculum resources to teach Social Studies, Science, History, Geography, and Language Arts to your students. You will also find resources for Canadian Social Studies lessons and the Ontario Language Curriculum. Teachers who need Grade 6 Social Studies, Grade 7 History or Grade 8 History lessons will find them in these resources. Grade 7 and 8 Geography lessons can also be found.
2 Peas and a Dog | Middle School Resources
2 Peas and a Dog | Middle School Resources
Are you ready to transform your teaching practice through assessment? This blog post provides key insights and strategies that every teacher needs to improve their assessment skills. Learn how to streamline your marking load, engage students in the process, and use innovative assessment techniques to optimize learning. Learn about formative assessment, summative assessment and diagnostic assessment. Try some of these assessment strategies. Teaching Resume, Teaching Jobs, Teaching Strategies, New Teachers, Teacher Help
Unlock the Power of Assessment: Tips and Tricks
Are you ready to transform your teaching practice through assessment? This blog post provides key insights and strategies that every teacher needs to improve their assessment skills. Learn how to streamline your marking load, engage students in the process, and use innovative assessment techniques to optimize learning. Learn about formative assessment, summative assessment and diagnostic assessment. Try some of these assessment strategies.
2 Peas and a Dog | Middle School Resources
2 Peas and a Dog | Middle School Resources
Guided career exploration is using activities and resources to better help your students understand the different paths that are available. By giving students the tools to explore different careers, you will help them make informed decisions when it comes to their futures. In this blog post, I will go over 5 reasons why you should be using guided career exploration in your classroom. Middle School Science, Career Exploration, Career Education
Using Guided Career Exploration with Middle School Students
Guided career exploration is using activities and resources to better help your students understand the different paths that are available. By giving students the tools to explore different careers, you will help them make informed decisions when it comes to their futures. In this blog post, I will go over 5 reasons why you should be using guided career exploration in your classroom.
2 Peas and a Dog | Middle School Resources
2 Peas and a Dog | Middle School Resources
Fairy tales are not just for elementary students - they are perfect for middle school students, too. Explore how to introduce fractured fairy tales in your classroom with this engaging and easy to use resource. Discover the benefits of this creative approach and find inspiring lesson ideas that will engage your students. Traditional Fairy Tales, Fractured Fairy Tales, Study Fun, Teaching
Teaching Fractured Fairy Tales in Middle School
Fairy tales are not just for elementary students - they are perfect for middle school students, too. Explore how to introduce fractured fairy tales in your classroom with this engaging and easy to use resource. Discover the benefits of this creative approach and find inspiring lesson ideas that will engage your students.
2 Peas and a Dog | Middle School Resources
2 Peas and a Dog | Middle School Resources
In this blog post, we're going over the reasons why middle school students should be comparing books and movies. Do they think the book has more detail than the movie adaptation? Or do they think the movie brought the story to life more than the book? Compare Contrast Activities, Geography Lessons
Comparing Books to Movies in Middle School
In this blog post, we're going over the reasons why middle school students should be comparing books and movies. Do they think the book has more detail than the movie adaptation? Or do they think the movie brought the story to life more than the book?
2 Peas and a Dog | Middle School Resources
2 Peas and a Dog | Middle School Resources
We’ve compiled a list of 32 fun project ideas your middle school students will love. Giving students a choice in the activities they do and allowing them to explore different project ideas will not only allow them to work on their critical thinking skills, their creativity, and more, but they’ll also have the opportunity to discover their own interests and talents – all while learning! Middle School Projects, Teach Like A Champion, Effective Teaching Strategies
Middle School Project Ideas
We’ve compiled a list of 32 fun project ideas your middle school students will love. Giving students a choice in the activities they do and allowing them to explore different project ideas will not only allow them to work on their critical thinking skills, their creativity, and more, but they’ll also have the opportunity to discover their own interests and talents – all while learning!
2 Peas and a Dog | Middle School Resources
2 Peas and a Dog | Middle School Resources
The Say Something teaching strategy gives students time to think about their reading material and share those thoughts with their peers. Language Arts Activities Middle School, Poetry Middle School, Middle School Reading Comprehension, Reading Comprehension Activities, Poetry Activities, Professional Development For Teachers
Say Something Teaching Strategy
The Say Something teaching strategy gives students time to think about their reading material and share those thoughts with their peers.
Finding a teaching job can be stressful, in this article teachers will learn how to break down the process into manageable steps. Middle School History Activities, English Teachers
Finding A Teaching Job
Finding a teaching job can be stressful, in this article teachers will learn how to break down the process into manageable steps.
Use these free middle school lessons to help save you time on planning your daily lessons and bring engaging ideas to your students. Middle School Creative, Middle School Grammar, Students
Free Middle School Lesson Plans
Use these free middle school lessons to help save you time on planning your daily lessons and bring engaging ideas to your students.
Teaching note-taking skills is a very important skill to actively teach to our students. Learn how to teach this important skill to middle school and high school students. Teaching Writing Middle School, Middle School Classroom Organization
Teaching Note-Taking Skills
Teaching note-taking skills is a very important skill to actively teach to our students. Learn how to teach this important skill to middle school and high school students.
2 Peas and a Dog | Middle School Resources
2 Peas and a Dog | Middle School Resources
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3 Ways To Make Teaching Non-Fiction Interesting
Learn 3 ways to make teaching non-fiction interesting for your middle school English Language Arts students.
2 Peas and a Dog | Middle School Resources
2 Peas and a Dog | Middle School Resources
Learn about three different and interesting ways that teachers can help middle school students organize their thinking. Middle School Student Organization, Organize
3 Ways to Help Middle School Students Organize Their Thinking
Learn about three different and interesting ways that teachers can help middle school students organize their thinking.
FREE Christmas Writing Activity #christmas #writing #ela #lessonplans School Holiday Activities, Ela Writing, Christmas Writing Prompts, Writing Graphic Organizers
Christmas Writing Prompts
FREE Christmas Writing Activity #christmas #writing #ela #lessonplans
2 Peas and a Dog | Middle School Resources
2 Peas and a Dog | Middle School Resources
Student-Led Conferences allow students to take ownership of their learning when they present this learning to their parents. Help prepare your Grade 6, 7 or 8 students for their Student Led Conference with this package of resources. This resource has been created to align with the Ontario Curriculum Growing Success document. #studentledconferences #parentteacherconferences #conferences #education #middleschool Student Led Conferences, Student Reflection, Ontario Curriculum
Student Led Conferences
Student-Led Conferences allow students to take ownership of their learning when they present this learning to their parents. Help prepare your Grade 6, 7 or 8 students for their Student Led Conference with this package of resources. This resource has been created to align with the Ontario Curriculum Growing Success document. #studentledconferences #parentteacherconferences #conferences #education #middleschool
The best way to start your day is with a middle school ELA daily warm ups routine. Warm ups are fantastic way to get students to focus and get into the school zone. Use these middle school ELA warm up ideas with your classes. School Zone
Middle School ELA Warm Up Ideas
The best way to start your day is with a middle school ELA daily warm ups routine. Warm ups are fantastic way to get students to focus and get into the school zone. Use these middle school ELA warm up ideas with your classes.
Great holiday gift ideas for teachers and other school staff. Middle School Teacher Gifts, Special Education Teacher Gifts, Staff Gifts, School Staff, School Gifts, Student Christmas Gifts, Teacher Holiday Gifts, Students Christmas
Gift Ideas for School Staff
Great holiday gift ideas for teachers and other school staff.
2 Peas and a Dog | Middle School Resources
2 Peas and a Dog | Middle School Resources
This Grade 6 Long Range Plans Ontario Curriculum contains plans for teaching Grade 6 English, Math, Social Studies, Science, and suggestions for other subjects. The plans are based on the Ontario Curriculum. Teachers are provided with an overview of how to teach the curriculum expectations. Teaching Grade
Grade 6 Long Range Plans
This Grade 6 Long Range Plans Ontario Curriculum contains plans for teaching Grade 6 English, Math, Social Studies, Science, and suggestions for other subjects. The plans are based on the Ontario Curriculum. Teachers are provided with an overview of how to teach the curriculum expectations.
Learn about why teachers should use consumer awareness lessons in your classroom to help students think critically about the advertisements and information they consume. First Year Teachers
Why Teach Consumer Awareness?
Learn about why teachers should use consumer awareness lessons in your classroom to help students think critically about the advertisements and information they consume.
It is important to learn virtual classroom organization tips. Whether you teach in a virtual school setting or work in a physical school, knowing how to organize and use a great virtual classroom (LMS) is a valuable skill. Virtual classrooms can definitely help you save on paper and time spent battling with the photocopier, but they are powerful teaching tools in so many other ways too. Education, Educational Technology, Curriculum Planning, Online School, Lesson Plan Templates, Lesson Plan Binder, Virtual School, Teaching Tools, Teaching Resources
Create a Digital Table of Contents With Google Sheets
It is important to learn virtual classroom organization tips. Whether you teach in a virtual school setting or work in a physical school, knowing how to organize and use a great virtual classroom (LMS) is a valuable skill. Virtual classrooms can definitely help you save on paper and time spent battling with the photocopier, but they are powerful teaching tools in so many other ways too.
12 new semester activities to refresh and restart your school year for middle school and high school teachers! High School Bulletin Boards, Teacher Activities
New Semester Activities
12 new semester activities to refresh and restart your school year for middle school and high school teachers!
Samantha in Secondary
Samantha in Secondary
Teacher burnout is real and happens frequently to teachers in any year of teaching. Here is a list of home and school strategies you can try to help you avoid teacher burnout from 2 Peas and a Dog. Middle School Reading Activities, Middle School Classroom Management, Teacher Tips, Teachers Toolbox, Teacher Resources, Middle School History Lessons
Avoid Teacher Burnout
Teacher burnout is real and happens frequently to teachers in any year of teaching. Here is a list of home and school strategies you can try to help you avoid teacher burnout from 2 Peas and a Dog.
2 Peas and a Dog | Middle School Resources
2 Peas and a Dog | Middle School Resources
Students need to talk to each other to help form their opinions and understandings of a topic. Use the Think-Pair-Share teaching strategy to help students understand your subject content. Think Pair Share
Think-Pair-Share Teaching Strategy
Students need to talk to each other to help form their opinions and understandings of a topic. Use the Think-Pair-Share teaching strategy to help students understand your subject content.
Busy teachers try this teacher life hack and save time by delegating some tasks to your students. Let students create your bulletin boards from 2 Peas and a Dog. #classroomorganization #backtoschool #middleschoolteacher Middle School Teachers, High School
Teacher Life Hack Student Bulletin Board Creation
Busy teachers try this teacher life hack and save time by delegating some tasks to your students. Let students create your bulletin boards from 2 Peas and a Dog. #classroomorganization #backtoschool #middleschoolteacher
2 Peas and a Dog | Middle School Resources
2 Peas and a Dog | Middle School Resources
ELA classroom routines are a key part of any English Language Arts classroom. Study after study has shown that students thrive on consistency. Be it behavioral expectations, grading uniformity, or class and curriculum structure, consistency benefits all students. Learn more in this blog post. Middle School Ela Classroom, Classroom Routines
ELA Classroom Routines In Middle School
ELA classroom routines are a key part of any English Language Arts classroom. Study after study has shown that students thrive on consistency. Be it behavioral expectations, grading uniformity, or class and curriculum structure, consistency benefits all students. Learn more in this blog post.
Learn how to make your teaching job interview go as smoothly and successfully as possible. Teaching Job Interview
How To Ace Your Teaching Job Interview
Learn how to make your teaching job interview go as smoothly and successfully as possible.
The peer feedback strategy is a great idea to add to your lesson plans. It is very important that students follow the writing process when working on formal writing pieces that they will submit for a grade. Many students often think peer editing/feedback is simply checking for spelling and/or grammar errors. This peer feedback strategy helps students provide more depth with their suggested edits. Halloween Language Arts Activities
Peer Feedback Teaching Strategy
The peer feedback strategy is a great idea to add to your lesson plans. It is very important that students follow the writing process when working on formal writing pieces that they will submit for a grade. Many students often think peer editing/feedback is simply checking for spelling and/or grammar errors. This peer feedback strategy helps students provide more depth with their suggested edits.
Use this free Rubik's Cube lesson in your middle school ELA classroom to help students reinforce their reading comprehension skills. Reading Comprehension Lesson Plans, Comprehension Activities
Free Rubik’s Cube Lesson
Use this free Rubik's Cube lesson in your middle school ELA classroom to help students reinforce their reading comprehension skills.
Find great teacher career advice and professional development information that will help teachers with their job search process. Teacher Career
Teacher Career Advice
Find great teacher career advice and professional development information that will help teachers with their job search process.
10 Tips for Dressing Well on a Teacher Budget - 2 Peas and a Dog Teacher Life, Voice Teacher, Music Teachers, Teacher Stuff, Teacher Budget, Teacher Hacks
10 Tips for Dressing Well on a Teacher Budget
10 Tips for Dressing Well on a Teacher Budget - 2 Peas and a Dog
It is important that our classrooms and curriculum engage students with both classic and current literature. By incorporating more young adult literature in your classroom through book clubs, lit circles, classroom library options and curriculum students can maintain or gain a love of reading from the 2 Peas and a Dog blog. #yalit #reading #englishlanguagearts Middle School Book List, Middle School Libraries, Middle School History, Middle School Writing, Middle School Language Arts, Middle School Classroom, Teaching Middle School
How to Use and Find Young Adult Literature For The ELA Classroom
It is important that our classrooms and curriculum engage students with both classic and current literature. By incorporating more young adult literature in your classroom through book clubs, lit circles, classroom library options and curriculum students can maintain or gain a love of reading from the 2 Peas and a Dog blog. #yalit #reading #englishlanguagearts
2 Peas and a Dog | Middle School Resources
2 Peas and a Dog | Middle School Resources
Teachers are not infallible, teachers make mistakes. Learn what to do and how to handle it if you have made a mistake. Language Arts Teacher, Social Studies Middle School, Teaching High School
Teachers Make Mistakes: Here’s What To Do When You’ve Made One
Teachers are not infallible, teachers make mistakes. Learn what to do and how to handle it if you have made a mistake.
Find great teacher career advice and professional development information that will help teachers with their job search process.
Teacher Career Advice
Find great teacher career advice and professional development information that will help teachers with their job search process.
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Six Minutes Podcast Lessons
Use the provided Six Minutes Podcast lessons to plan engaging and fun activities for your middle school students.
2 Peas and a Dog | Middle School Resources
2 Peas and a Dog | Middle School Resources
Professional development for teachers is a key component of the profession. Learn about different professional development opportunities. Grade
The Importance of Professional Development For Teachers
Professional development for teachers is a key component of the profession. Learn about different professional development opportunities.
Help students gain an understanding of major holiday celebrations around the world during this #holidayseason #ela #winter #lessonplans ($) Christmas Reading Activities
Global Holiday Celebrations Research Assignment
Help students gain an understanding of major holiday celebrations around the world during this #holidayseason #ela #winter #lessonplans ($)
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The Importance of Professional Development For Teachers
Professional development for teachers is a key component of the profession. Learn about different professional development opportunities.
2 Peas and a Dog | Middle School Resources
2 Peas and a Dog | Middle School Resources
Teaching a split grade class is not an easy feat. Read this list of strategies for teachers to consider when teaching a split grade class. Teacher Organization
Strategies For Teaching Split Grade Classes
Teaching a split grade class is not an easy feat. Read this list of strategies for teachers to consider when teaching a split grade class.