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ELD Literacy Support Newcomer 9th–12th (1582)

Grade Range:
 Enrollment in a U.S. school for less than one year; parent approval; an Initial ELPAC performance level of novice.
 Course duration:
 One period, two semesters; some students with high levels of literacy and schooling in their primary language may stay only one semester
Subject area in which graduation credit will be given:
 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 be used in high schools with newcomer students who are new to the country, whose responses to home language survey indicate that they speak a language other than English, and who score at the novice performance level on the Initial ELPAC. Students typically remain in the newcomer program for two semesters, but those who make sufficient progress may remain for only one semester.

Basic Texts and Teaching Guides:
National Geographic Learning EDGE: Fundamentals Cengage Learning
District Created ELA Units
System 44, Scholastic.
California Department of Education 2012 ELD Standards and 2014 ELA/ELD Framework (www.cde.ca.gov/ci/rl/cf/elaeldfrmwrksbeadopted.asp).
California Practioners’ Guide for Educating English Learners with Disabilities (https://www.cde.ca.gov/sp/se/ac/documents/ab2785guide.pdf)
English Learner Toolkit of Strategies (https://ccsesa.org/english-learner-toolkit-of-strategies/)