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English Language Arts

Information to help students achieve progressive levels of mastery so that they may communicate effectively in English and, ultimately, participate fully in society and the world of work.
Content Standards
All of the state content standards, including reading/language arts. 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.
Common Core State Standards Resources
Information and frequently asked questions about the new academic content standards adopted by the State Board of Education on August 2, 2010.
Curriculum Frameworks
Guidelines for implementing the content standards adopted by the California State Board of Education that are developed by the Instructional Quality Commission.
Instructional Materials
Information and resources for instructional materials.
Recommended Literature for Pre-K Through Grade 12
This searchable list of books supports, students, teachers, and parents in finding books that will engage readers of varying skill levels in history-social science, mathematics, science, visual and performing arts, as well as general literature.

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Recently Posted in English Language Arts

  • 2015 ELA/ELD Publisher Bulletin 2015-05 (added 24-Nov-2015)
    2015 English Language Arts/English Language Development Instructional Materials Adoption.
  • ELA/ELD Framework Rollout (PDF) (added 14-Oct-2015)
    The California Department of Education in partnership with the Santa Clara County Office of Education launching the English Language Arts/English Language DevelopmentFramework on April 25, 2016.
  • ELA/ELD Framework Vignettes and Snapshots Chart (added 29-Sep-2015)
    This chart lists all the snapshots and vignettes, by chapter, and includes the grade level, page number(s), and indicates the different content areas each snapshot and vignette addresses.