Unit 5: Implementing the CA ELD Standards in
Grades 9–12

What this unit is about: In this unit, you’ll learn about how to engage 9th- through 12th-grade English learners in rich content instruction — with integrated ELD — while they develop academic and everyday English. You’ll also learn about how to focus more intensively on students’ language learning needs in designated ELD.


What you’ll learn:

  • How teachers can engage English learners in
    intellectually rich content while they develop
    English as an additional language
  • How teachers can use the CA ELD Standards in
    tandem with the CA CCSS for ELA/Literacy and other
    content standards
  • How the CA ELD Standards can be used for designated
    ELD that builds into and from content instruction

How you’ll learn:

Engage: Prepare for deeper learning by seeing positive learning environments in action
Learn: View and read about classroom examples
Apply: Use your learning to inquire into your own practice
Reflect and Connect: Engage with colleagues online or face-to-face
Check: Check your understanding