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English Language Development (ELD)

Ana VillanuevaOur Designated & Integrated ELD Expectations help clarify best practices, protocols, & resources that will ensure access to high-quality instruction for English learners (ELs). These expectations are based on the most up-to-date research, professional development, & guidance documents available.

 Expectations:

  • Instruction
    • Designated & Integrated ELD instruction should include overlapping best practices
    • Tailored to push students to the next English language proficiency level
      • Students grouped by Emerging, Expanding, or Bridging levels in Designated ELD
      • Strategic grouping & collaboration with native English speakers in Integrated ELD
  • Content
    • Language targets & lessons must be aligned to ELD standards
      • Consider pacing & track progress with standards checklist
      • Address language skills needed to access content (ELA, math, science, H-SS, etc.)
        • Reinforce content vocabulary & academic language
        • Consider language needed for upcoming units, topics, or assignments
      • Prompts & scaffolds designed to build oral & written English skills
      • ELD lessons should build to a culminating speaking or writing product
  • Assessment & Data
    • Adjust instruction accordingly based on assessment results & classroom observations
      • Initial & Summative ELPAC PRACTICE RESOURCES
      • Other language samples or scores (speaking, listening, reading, & writing)

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Designated & Integrated ELD Expectations


Grades TK - 8th


Our Designated & Integrated ELD Expectations help clarify best practices, protocols, & resources that will ensure access to high-quality instruction for English learners (ELs). These expectations are based on the most up-to-date research, professional development, & guidance documents available.

 

 Expectations:

  • Instruction
    • Designated & Integrated ELD instruction should include overlapping best practices
    • Tailored to push students to the next English language proficiency level
      • Students grouped by Emerging, Expanding or Bridging levels in Designated ELD
      • Strategic grouping & collaboration with  English speakers in Integrated ELD

  • Content
    • Language targets & lessons must be aligned to ELD standards
      • Consider pacing & track progress with standards checklist 
      • Address language skills needed to access content (ELA, math, science, H-SS, etc.)
        • Reinforce content vocabulary & academic language 
        • Consider language needed for upcoming units, topics, or assignments
    • Prompts & scaffolds designed to build oral & written English skills
    • ELD lessons should build to a culminating speaking or writing product

  • Language Development Strategies

  • Assessment & Data
    • Adjust instruction accordingly based on assessment results & classroom observations
      • Initial & Summative ELPAC PRACTICE RESOURCES
      • Other language samples or scores (speaking, listening, reading, & writing)

Additional ELD Resources

California English Learner Roadmap 

English Learner Services 

Elementary School Teacher Toolkit

Middle School Teacher Toolkit

Vignettes from ELA/ELD Framework

B.E.L.I.E.F. Modules

ELD Strategies Links to Videos

Kagan Strategies-Alphabetical List

EL Master Plan 

Blank Designated ELD Template

Reclassification Criteria

Newcomer Resources

RFEP Monitoring Form

Frames K-2

Reclassification-Teacher Evaluation Form

Frames 3-5

Oral Language Sentence Frames 2-3

Text Structure Frames  

ELPAC Summative Blueprints

Key Boarding Expectations and Resources

                                       

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