Content standards were designed to encourage the highest achievement of every student, by defining the knowledge, concepts, and skills that students should acquire at each grade level.

california eld standards

The CA ELD Standards, when used in tandem with state content standards, assist English learner students to build English proficiency, refine the academic use of English, and provide students access to subject area content

California ELD Standards

Integrated ELD is instruction in which the CA ELD standards are used in tandem with the state-adopted academic content standards.

Designated ELD is instruction provided during a protected time in the regular school day for focused instruction on the state-adopted ELD standards. During Designated ELD, English learners develop critical English language skills necessary for accessing academic content in English.

ela/eld framework

Curriculum frameworks provide guidance for implementing the content standards adopted by the State Board of Education.

The ELA/ELD framework, specifically Chapter 2, provides guidance for implementing the CA ELD Standards for integrated and designated ELD instruction. Chapters three through seven provide guidance for the implementation of ELA/ELD instruction specific to each grade level.

ELA/ELD Framework