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Title: San Pedro High School Back - to

San Pedro High School Back - to School
Night Welcome to Room 126Italian Language and
Back to School Benvenuti a tutti!
  • Italian Program at San Pedro HS

Italian 1 for Spanish Speakers
  • Italian 1 for Spanish Speakers covers
    approximately 9 chapters of Oggi in Italia
  • Students learn vocabulary about everyday
  • Italian culture, history and geography.
  • Lessons are based on the new CA World Language
  • Students will use their Spainish to help them
    learn Italian.
  • Students are working with Ms. Tatsiana Rosciano
    from CSULBs credentialing program in Italian

Venezia, Italia
Italian 2
  • Italian 2 covers the grammar of Workbook Italian.
  • We cover all the important tenses in spoken
  • We continue our study of culture, history, and
  • Italian 2 students also present a large research
    project about Italian designers at the end of the
    first semester.

Leonardo da Vinci
Italian 3
  • Italian 3 reviews all the grammar while expanding
    vocabulary and reading skills.
  • This year we are going to see 5 operas
  • This fall, we will try visit both CSULB and
    Franklin Elementary School (depending on
    available funds)
  • Students read short stories, poems and newspaper
    articles in order to learn more about Italian
  • We will be using more online tools this year
    Juno, ehomework, enotebooks etc.
  • Students have oral presentations at the end of
    each semester.

La Fontana di Trevi, Roma
Italian AP
  • We are offering Italian AP in conjunction with
    Marymount College
  • Students who successfully complete the course
    will receive college credit from Marymount
  • Credit is good for all California public
  • Students planning to go out of state or go to
    private colleges still need to take the Italian
    AP exam given in May.
  • The syllabus is on line.
  • Students are expected to do college level work in
    order to complete the course

Assisi and the Church of Saint Francis of Assisi
San Pedro and Italian Language Study
  • San Pedro is only one of 3 schools in LAUSD to
    offer Italian through level AP
  • San Pedro has had an Italian Program for more
    than 20 years
  • Parents and Community leaders such as Buonos
    Pizzeria help to make our program strong
  • Check San Pedro website for students homework,
    assignment deadlines, Italian and Opera club
  • Check Jupitergrades for your childs grades and
    missing assignments
  • All syllabi, class policies, CA standards are on
    the SP website
  • I use the website as a newsletter for parents and

Trinita dei Monti e Piazza di Spagna
Upcoming events in the Italian/ Italian-American
  • September 26-29 The Feast of San Gennaro in
    Hollywood right behind Hollywod High School
  • We are going to all the operas offered this year
    at Los Angeles Opera
  • September 28 we have 30 tickets to La Traviata.
  • We try to cook once a semester, but we need
    donations to buy supplies
  • In San Pedro, there are festivals celebrating
    Italian cities and saints.

Il Duomo di Firenze e la Cupola di Brunelleschi
How can you help
  • Check the website for HW
  • Check Jupitergrades for missing assignments and
    current grade
  • Ask your students what they learned today
  • Have them teach you some Italian
  • Help chaperone a field trip
  • Come and visit your student in class
  • Join an SLC advisory board so your children can
    get involved in the community

Il Tempio della Concordia ad Agrigento
Mrs. Lanza
  • Pirate Health and Fitness House
  • Lead teacher Ms.Breye-Watson
  • Counselor Ms. Campbell

Students can make up quizzes and exams up to 2
weeks after or come for extra help during
nutrition and lunch
Italian 1,2,3, and AP
  • Standards for each level
  • The CA standards for World Languages can be found
    on the San Pedro website under my name
  • You can also find the curriculum maps for each
  • As well as the syllabus for each course
  • Click on Homework
  • Click on Foreign Language
  • Click on my name and scroll to the bottom of the

At San Pedro High students, teachers, and parents
work together to make learning better!
Curriculum Maps and Syllabi
  • Curriculum maps for Italian 1, 2, 3 and AP are on
    the San Pedro website at
  • Click on students/parents at the top of the home
    page click on assignments click on Foreign
    Languages click on my name (Ida Lanza)
  • At the bottom of the page you will find all the
    documents for each level of Italian
  • Curriculum maps, syllabi, and World Language

Grading Criteria for Italian
  • 90 to 100 A
  • 80 to 89 B
  • 70 to 79 C
  • 55 to 69 D
  • Below 55 F
  • Rubrics are provided for all project based
    learning so that students know exactly what is
    expected of them
  • Website (the new Snapgrades

Classroom Expectations
  • Class Rules
  • All hats should be removed
  • All electronics put away unless we are using them
    for an assignment
  • Water is the only drink allowed in class
  • No chewing gum
  • Be respectful of your teacher and classmates
  • Outbursts of foul language result in a 25 cent
    fine. (I have a swear jar, all funds go to the
    Italian club to help pay for club activities)
  • Bring your textbook, notebook, tablet and
    enthusiasm to class every day
  • In class participation is a very important part
    of your grade.
  • Be on time and be prepared to work and have fun.
    (They go together)

Attendance Policy Class Partication
  • LAUSD School policy no more than 7
  • days absent for the entire school year to
    participate in extra curricular activities.
  • Class participation 15 of your grade

Class Projects
Italian 1 will participate in a Romance Language
day with French and Spanish
Italian 3 and AP will present powerpoint
presentations of their projects on famous
Italians who have contributed to western culture
Italian 1 and 2 present posters of their projects
on Italian cities and Italian designers Links to
pictures are available on SPHS website
Classroom Instruction
  • We use many graphic organizers double-bubble
    maps, 3-2-1 chart, Say-Mean-Matter
  • Students are encourage to take Cornell notes,
    either in a notebook or on a tablet, which help
    them study for a variety of assessments
  • Teaching strategies to increase understanding
    Cooperative groups, Talk time, discussion,
    Think-Pair-Share, all leading to higher levels of

CLASS of 2015
Dress Code Policy 2014-2015
Please refer to the new dress code policy before
you Leave for school each morning You expect you
teacher to be professional and we Expect you to
be professional too Your clothes reflect your
Dress for Success

Pirate Health Fitness
Focus on health, nutrition, managing and
providing medical and therapy services, and
health information. Explore careers in Sports
medicine, Sports management, and athletic
training. Careers in Health sciences, nursing,
and physical therapy.
  • Possible Electives

Anatomy and Physiology, Body Dynamics, Sports
Therapy, Nutrition, First Aid and Emergency care,
Physical therapy aide
Pedro Action League
  • SLC Theme
  • Public Service

Focus on law, societal issues, world events, the
role of the citizen, global studies, and national
security. Explore careers in law enforcement and
public services.
SLC Motto The more knowledge we possess, the
more our community can progress.
Global Environmental SLC
  • your space. my space. our space.

Focus on the study of Corporate and Social
Ethics, Global Awareness, Environmental Science,
Development of Leadership skills, Social
Development, and Advocacy.
Business Academy
Focus on careers in business operations, business
administration, marketing and sales, financial
planning, investing, banking, and real estate
services. Accounting, Entrepreneurship, Tourism
and Global Economy.
  • Possible Electives

Accounting, Web Marketing, Consumer Economics,
and Business Law
Go Pirates!!
Thank You Parents !
Teachers who care!
  • Your collaboration with us is very important
  • Without your support and help our programs would
    not be as successful as they are
  • Please remember to return your applications for
    reduced lunch
  • This application also gives your students access
    to free tutoring and SAT test as well as reduced
    cost AP tests (5 vs. 85)
  • Email
  • Voice mail 310 241 5800 Ask for Room 126
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