Alder Weekly Update
Week of December 8, 2019
Ms. Dilks' Hispanohablantes Classes
Students from Ms. Dilks' 8th-grade Hispanohablantes class worked on writing high-level sentences using character traits studied in past lessons. They illustrated them using the add-on app of Pear Deck for Google Slides. Ms. Dilks used this activity as a Formative Assessment while students had fun been inventive.
Ms. Kurtz's French Classes
The 8th grade French classes (& the 7th grade Honors French class) have pen pals from France this year that they will be writing back and forth with practicing their French and helping their corresponding class learn English. Their pen pals are in a middle school in the outskirts of Paris. Here is a picture of the Red Team with the first letter they received.
Mr. MacNeill's Robotics Classes
Ms. DelGaizo Mallett's Science Classes
Students in Purple team Science classes are learning about the Layers of The Atmosphere by creating a Flat Stanley or Flat Sheila. They presented to their groups a SUPER HERO with facts and creativity on the Troposphere, Stratosphere, Mesosphere, Thermosphere, Ionosphere, and Exosphere.
Ms. Wenzel and Ms. Eichinger's Social Studies Classes
CLIMATE and CULTURE
Holiday Spirit Week Themes:
Monday 11/16- holiday pajama day
Tuesday 11/17- team spirit day (wear team colors OR school spirit wear)
Wednesday 11/18- ugly sweater day (and staff contest)
Thursday 11/19- holiday hats and accessories
Friday 11/20- holiday colors