Module Overview

The California English Language Development Standards (CA ELD Standards) professional learning modules are designed to help California educators understand the CA ELD Standards and how they can be used to guide instructional practice. The modules also provide guidance on using the CA ELD Standards in tandem with the California Common Core State Standards for English Language Arts and Literacy in History/Social Studies, Science, and Technical Subjects (CA CCSS for ELA/Literacy) and other content standards.

Note: Prior to beginning this module, you should have completed the introductory module titled, “Getting Started with the California English Language Development Standards” and have a basic understanding of the CA ELD Standards, their structure, and intent.
 

MODULE OBJECTIVES


  • Provide deeper learning about implementing the CA ELD Standards in different contexts
  • Provide examples for implementing the CA ELD Standards in elementary, middle, and high school classrooms
  • Provide guidance on implementing the CA ELD Standards in tandem with the CA CCSS for ELA/Literacy
  • Provide opportunities for teachers to reflect on their instructional practice and collaborate with other teachers

This module contains the following units:

  • Unit 1: California’s Vision for Educating English Learners
  • Unit 2: Implementing the CA ELD Standards in Pre-K–2
  • Unit 3: Implementing the CA ELD Standards in 3–5
  • Unit 4: Implementing the CA ELD Standards in 6–8
  • Unit 5: Implementing the CA ELD Standards in 9–12
  • Unit 6: Fostering a Learning Culture as a Shared Responsibility

NOTE: Units 2–5 are grade-specific. You may choose the most appropriate unit(s) for your purposes. Units 1 and 6 are designed for all audiences.