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English Language Development

Course Listing

ELD LANGUAGE ARTS 1

Grades 9 – 12 (year)

Prerequisites: Appropriate test scores and/or teacher recommendation

This ELD course is a beginning level of English language development. The student learns fundamental listening, speaking, reading, and basic sentence writing skills. The course provides a foundation in vocabulary, English language structures and correct pronunciation. American culture is introduced. Students enrolled in this course are required to take ELD Literacy 1.

ELD LANGUAGE ARTS 2

Grades 9 – 12 (year): G

Prerequisites: Appropriate test scores and/or teacher recommendation

This ELD course is the second level of English language development. The student learns both single-paragraph and multi-paragraph development with a focus on correct tense, subject-verb agreement, punctuation and structure. Literary terms in LA2 include a focus on setting, character, plot, theme, conflict and resolution. Vocabulary enlargement and communication skills are also part of the language curriculum for LA2. Students enrolled in this course are also required to take ELD Literacy 2.

ELD LANGUAGE ARTS 3

Grades 9 – 12 (year): G, CSU, UC (b)

Prerequisites: Appropriate test scores and/or teacher recommendation

This ELD course is the third level of English language development. The student continues to expand listening, speaking, reading and writing skills with a greater emphasis on literature and paragraph development. This course provides an in-depth study of English language structures, vocabulary, and literature. Students enrolled in this course are also required to take ELD Literacy 3.

ELD LITERACY 1

Grades 9 – 12 (year)

Prerequisites: Must be enrolled in ELD Language Arts 1

This reading course supports the listening, speaking, reading, and writing skills found in ELD Language Arts 1. Emphasis is placed on the development of language through vocabulary growth, pronunciation, reading skill, reading in the content areas, and grammar.

ELD LITERACY 2

Grades 9 – 12 (year): E

Prerequisites: Must be enrolled in ELD Language Arts 2

This reading course supports the listening, speaking, reading, and writing skills found in ELD Language Arts 2. Emphasis is placed on the development of language through vocabulary growth, pronunciation, reading skill, reading in the content areas, and grammar.

ELD LITERACY 3

Grades 9 – 12 (year): E

Prerequisites: Must be enrolled in ELD Language Arts 3

This reading course supports the listening, speaking, reading, and writing skills found in ELD Language Arts 3. Emphasis is placed on the development of language through vocabulary growth, pronunciation, reading skill, reading in the content areas, and grammar. The material is more challenging than that used in ELD Literacy 2.

Department Chair

Newray, Ms.
Teacher / ELD Department Chair / English Department Chair

Teachers

Dyer, Jerry
Teacher
TOVAR, SASHA
Teacher