Designated ELD

  • Designated ELD I (Newcomer Program)

    Grade Level: 9-12

    Credits: 5 elective credits per semester, does not meet UC/CSU “a-g”

    Prerequisites: Any Multilingual Learner with less than 3 years of education in the USA will be assessed for language proficiency to determine if an ELD placement is appropriate.

    Students in ELD I are at the emerging stages of English development. The course is designed to introduce students to English via the four domains of reading, writing, listening and speaking/by interacting in meaningful ways (Part I of ELD standards) and learning how English works (Part II of ELD standards) in order to demonstrate language proficiency at the expanding level based on the ELD II descriptors. The ELD standards are part of the new ELA/ELD framework which was designed with the CCCS standards as an anchor.

    Designated ELD II (Newcomer Program)

    Grade Level: 9-12

    Credits: 5 elective credits per semester, does not meet UC/CSU “a-g”

    Prerequisites: Any Multilingual Learner with less than 3 years of education in the USA will be assessed for language proficiency to determine if an ELD placement is appropriate.

    Students in ELD II are at the expanding stages of English development. Throughout the year, students will develop and/or improve their understanding of the English language with a specific focus on reading, writing, listening and speaking/by interacting in meaningful ways (Part I of ELD standards) and learning how English works (Part II of ELD standards) in order to demonstrate language proficiency at the bridging level based on our ELD III descriptors. ELD standards are part of the new ELA/ELD framework which was designed with the CCSS standards as an anchor.

    Designated ELD III (Newcomer and Standard Program)

    Grade Level: 9-12

    Credits: 5 elective credits per semester, does not meet UC/CSU “a-g”

    Prerequisites: Newcomer Program: Any Multilingual Learner with less than 3 years of education in the USA will be assessed for language proficiency to determine if an ELD placement is appropriate. Standard Program: Any Multilingual Learner with less than 6 years of education in the USA will be assessed for language proficiency to determine if an ELD placement is appropriate.

    Students in ELD III are at the bridging stages of English development. Throughout the year, students will improve their understanding of the English language with a specific focus on reading, writing, listening and speaking by interacting in meaningful ways (Part I of ELD standards) and learning how English works (Part II of ELD standards) in order to demonstrate language proficiency at the mainstream level based on our Mainstream descriptors. The ELD standards are part of the new ELA/ELD framework which was designed with the CCCS standards as an anchor.