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SBE-Adopted ELA/ELD Framework

The State Board of Education adopted the English Language Arts/English Language Development (ELA/ELD) Framework at its July 9, 2014, meeting. This is the final, edited digital version of the ELA/ELD Framework, published July 2015.

ELA /ELD Framework – Whole Document

The ELA/ELD Framework can be accessed for free on the California Educators Together External link opens in new window or tab. platform, a web-based community of practice providing equitable access to a collection of diverse, open digital resources.

ELA/ELD Framework – By Chapter

To view individual chapters of the ELA/ELD Framework, use the links below.

Cover, Front Matter, and Introduction to the Framework (PDF; 1MB)

Chapter 1: Overview of the Standards (PDF; 2MB)

Chapter 2: Key Considerations in the ELA/Literacy and ELD Curriculum, Instruction, and Assessment (PDF; 2MB)

Chapter 3: Content and Pedagogy: Transitional Kindergarten Through Grade One (PDF; 3MB)

Chapter 4: Content and Pedagogy: Grades Two and Three (PDF; 2MB)

Chapter 5: Content and Pedagogy: Grades Four and Five (PDF; 2MB)

Chapter 6: Content and Pedagogy: Grades Six Through Eight (PDF; 3MB)

Chapter 7: Content and Pedagogy: Grades Nine Through Twelve (PDF; 3MB)

Chapter 8: Assessment (PDF; 2MB)

Chapter 9: Access and Equity (PDF; 2MB)

Chapter 10: Learning in the 21st Century (PDF; 1MB)

Chapter 11: Implementing High-Quality ELA/Literacy and ELD Instruction: Professional Learning, Leadership, and Program Supports (PDF; 1MB)

Chapter 12: Instructional Materials to Support the CA CCSS for ELA/Literacy and CA ELD Standards (PDF; 1MB)

Appendix, Resources, and Glossary (PDF; 2MB)

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