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ELD Literacy Support 1 5th-8th (1611)
ELD Literacy Support 2 5th-8th (1539)
ELD Literacy Support 3 5th-8th (1660)


Grade Range:
 5Ė8
 Prerequisites:
 ELD Literacy Support 1: Enrollment in a U.S. school one year or less; parent approval; an Initial ELPAC performance level of novice.
ELD Literacy Support 2: Enrollment in a U.S. school one to two years; parent approval; an Initial ELPAC performance level of novice or , intermediate or Summative ELPAC performance level of minimally developed or somewhat developed.
ELD Literacy Support 3: Enrollment in a U.S. school two to three years; parent approval; an Initial ELPAC performance level of intermediate and Summative ELPAC performance level of somewhat developed or moderately developed
 Course duration:
 One-period, one-semester courses; may be repeated for credit
Notes:
 Concurrent enrollment in the studentís English Language Development course is required
Course Description:
 These support classes are designed for the non-English-proficient secondary student or the student whose education has been interrupted. The classes provide an introduction to and intensive practice in English and the development of basic literacy skills.

They also serve to introduce the basics of other academic disciplines and to orient students to the United Statesí school system and make them feel welcomed in our multicultural society. Course content addresses the state-adopted CA ELD Standards 2012 in tandem with the CA ELA/ELD framework 2014. These classes support ELD Level 1, 2, and 3 courses.

Teachers of this course must hold a credential issued by the California Commission on Teacher Credentialing authorizing instruction of English learners.

Basic Texts and Teaching Guides:
 Amplify ELA/ELD
California Department of Education 2012 ELD Standards and 2014 ELA/ELD Framework (www.cde.ca.gov/ci/rl/cf/elaeldfrmwrksbeadopted.asp).
California Practionersí 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/