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ELD Writing Development 5,6 (1743, 1744)


 

Grade Range:
 9–12
 Prerequisites:
 None
 Course duration:
 Two semesters
Subject area in which graduation credit will be given:
 Elective
Notes:
 These courses are intended to be used as an extra support period for English Learners. These courses are NOT intended to be used in lieu of the grade-level course.
Course Description:
 This course is designed to help advanced ELD students achieve greater fluency in English in preparation for entry into mainstream classes. The focus of the course is on improving writing and language arts skills, and acquiring academic vocabulary. Students in this course learn how to write responses to literature using the vocabulary of literary analysis, and how to construct detailed sentences and transitions. They also gain competency in the use of correct grammar.