ABOUT THE TEACHER Mrs. Lucia M. DiLeo BASIC INFORMATION • I am a World Language Teacher at • Manchester Township High School • Located at 101 South Colonial Drive, Manchester, NJ 08759 • I can be contacted via phone at (732)-657-2121 • Or at [email protected] In the subject area indicate that you are a parent of _______or student in period _______ • I am blessed to work @ MTHS because I am surrounded by amazing administrators, colleagues and students • This year I am honored to teach 4 level 2 Spanish classes and one level 5/AP • I graduated from Georgian Court College with a French Major and a Spanish Minor. • I started a long term sub in February, 1996. I went back to Rutgers to get a BA in Spanish. • I have been teaching for 18 years in the World Language Department. • This is my third year teaching Level 5/AP (Advanced Proficient) for students who began their Spanish studies in 8th grade middle school. MY SCHEDULE Period ½ Period ¾ Periods 5/6, 7/8, 14/15 Period 9/10 Sp.2 Library duty Spanish 2 Spanish 5/AP TEACHER OBJECTIVES • I respect all students and their families. • I love to teach languages because I implement many subject areas: geography, history, art, science, culinary arts, economics music, and biology all in the target languages of Spanish or French. • I am here for you the students and the parents. As a Teacher • I plan, implement, model design, and motivate. As a Spanish teacher • I prepare, advise, differentiate, investigate the exam preparations for tests or college entries World Language Club Advisor RESOURCES FOR SPANISH 2 • For level 2 we use the REALIDADES textbook series. • It can be accessed at pearsuccessnet.com • Or on my webpage • There is homework 4/5 nights and weekly quizzes • I update Power school 2 every 2 weeks. MTHS Webpage Power School RESOURCES FOR SPANISH 2 • For level 2 we use textbooks everyday. • They are left in the classroom • There is homework 4 nights and weekly quizzes • I update Power school 2 every 2 weeks. • We also use phschool.com textbook companion site textbooks workbooks binders homework Tests/ projects The week in Spanish consists in : Mon. review Fri. Audios/ Speaking Tasks Thurs. Audios/ activities Tues. Voc. Lesson/ readings Wed. Quizzes/ readings Homework consists in 10- 25 minutes a day: applying Practicing Mon. Lesson Voc./ reading Studying repeating For students to succeed: Time on task 10-25 minutes Organizing of time efficiently For online activities to succeed: Phschool.com Edmodo.com Learn Spanish MOTHER AND WIFE I have been blessed with a wonderful husband of 17 years and a loving 11 year old son. I teach my students as I am teaching my son Italian with love, patience and perseverance. I demonstrate language learning via natural approach, repetition and reality based scenarios. CHECK OUT WEB PAGE FOR UPDATES I utilize, research and apply a wide variety of resources from our textbooks, Realidades for level 2 to Continuemos in level 5, from authentic news articles, videos and literature from Spain and South America, to online practice activities as well as online textbooks. I have taken extensive time to analyze and search for materials that facilitate the language learning. Now, it is all up to the individual to demonstrate effort Intelligence plus character--that is the goal of true education. Martin Luther King, Jr.