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Unit 5: Science--A Setting for English Language Development


  1. Learn strategies that incorporate CA CCSS for ELA/Literacy and the California English Language Development (CA ELD) Standards into science instruction
  2. Engage in the following activities:
    • View a video of a science classroom in which the
      teacher incorporates standards-based instruction
      that supports English learners
    • Identify practices in the video that develop
      speaking and listening skills as a precursor to writing for
      English learners
    • Develop a lesson for your classroom that integrates
      CA ELD Standards with science content and CA CCSS
      for ELA/Literacy

Note: Ideas for incorporating CA CCSS for ELA/Literacy for special education and Gifted and Talented Education (GATE) students are found in the Resource section of this module.