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Casey Dahle
Casey Dahle
Casey Dahle

Casey Dahle

Seventh-grade English teacher trying to figure things out.

This week long lesson on "The Most Dangerous Game" by Richard Connell focuses on plot and setting. Included: *6 page adapted version of text *reading guide with answer key *vocabulary homework, warmups, and quiz *extension activities *note taking PowerPoint on plot, chronological order, flashback, foreshadowing, conflict, setting, mood, and the parts of the plot mountain, *plot mountain diagram

The Gift of the Magi PowerPoint. Animated PowerPoint on The Gift of the Magi by O. Henry, a classic Christmas story that is a good resource for the holidays. Focus on figurative language. Complete lesson with before, during, and after reading activities. Includes background information about the author, twelve critical vocabulary words, review of foreshadowing and suspense, and a link to read the story online. Students close read to find foreshadowing and suspense...

17 Ominous Opening Lines in YA Books | Blog | Epic Reads

1. This packet is filled with a post-reading pop quiz, three creative project based assignments, and a group activity that will lead the entire cla...

Team building exercise, atomic waste. Everyone has to work together to get the balls from one bucket into the other without spilling.

Lemon Blueberry Bars Recipe on twopeasandtheirpo.... A favorite dessert for summertime! #lemon #dessert

Thrasher's Fifth Grade Rockstars: Classroom library, Clipboards and Colorful charts galore...

Wordle Bookmarks full of adjectives to describe the kids - end gifts

Teaching in Room 6: Story Wheels - students respond to a fictional text in six sections.

I remember doing this in 7th grade! So much fun. A great way to teach process and steps. Make connections! Have kids write how to make a PBJ sandwich, then demonstrate exactly how they wrote the directions.

This post is written by a middle school teacher, but it is FILLED with great research writing ideas for fourth and fifth grades!

Everything parents need to know about middle-grade and young adult novels before letting kids read them.

bright & colorful kitchen.

Delicious and healthy Vegetable Lasagna Roll ups that are full of delicious flavor!

Deliciously moist and flavorful banana bread packed with dark chocolate and fresh raspberries. My favorite banana EVER!

Creamy Lemon Tart - sweet, tart and delicious!

The Homes I Have Made: DIY Gold Polka-Dot Wall

Dollar Store Bins made over with fabric.