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Resources Supporting Implementation of the ELA/ELD Framework.

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Supporting Implementation of the ELA/ELD Framework Additional resources supporting the implementation of the ELA/ELD Framework

  • Chart of ELA/ELD Framework Snapshots and Vignettes | PDF (Posted Jul-2015)
    Brief snapshots and longer vignettes are included throughout the ELA/ELD Framework to provide examples of instruction. 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. (Note: In the items column, “S” stands for a snapshot, and “V” represents vignettes.)

    • ELA/ELD Framework Snapshots (PDF; 2MB; Posted Jul-2015)
      The snapshots in chapters 3–7 provide examples of instructional strategies for transitional kindergarten through grades eleven and twelve in ELA, ELD, and other content areas. In chapters 8–11, the snapshots are examples of possible scenarios for multiple grade levels in other systems of support, such as assessment, access and equity, or 21st century learning. All snapshots for the ELA/ELD framework, chapters 3–11, are compiled into this document.

    • ELA/ELD Framework Vignettes: Chapters 3–7 (PDF; 2MB; Posted Jul-2015)
      Two vignettes are provided for each grade level (for TK to grade 8) and grade span (grades 9–10 and 11–12). These vignettes offer more in-depth examples of classroom practices, including connections to other disciplines and scaffolding for modifications for all students, including instruction for integrated and designated ELD. All vignettes, by chapter and grade-level, for chapters 3–7 are compiled into this document.

    • ELA/ELD Framework Vignettes Summary Sheet | PDF
      List developed by the San Joaquin County Office of Education of all the vignettes and their title/content by grade level. Each grade-level section has a pair of vignettes: an ELA/Literacy with integrated ELD vignette and a companion designed ELD vignette.

  • Chart of ELA/ELD Framework Figures (PDF; Jul-2015)
    A variety of figures (including charts, definitions, descriptions, explanations) are included throughout the ELA/ELD Framework to provide more detailed support for implementation and instruction. This chart lists all the figures, by chapter, with figure titles and page number (s).

    • ELA/ELD Figures: Introduction – Chapter 2 (PDF; 8MB; Posted Jul-2015)
      All figures (includes charts, diagrams, definitions, descriptions, explanations) for the introduction and chapters 1 and 2 are compiled into this document

    • ELA/ELD Figures: Chapter 3–7 (PDF; 5MB; Posted Jul-2015)
      All figures (includes charts, diagrams, definitions, descriptions, explanations) for the grade-level chapters 3–7 are compiled, by chapter, into this document.

    • ELA/ELD Figures: Chapters 8–11 (PDF; 11MB; Posted Jul-2015)
      All figures (includes charts, diagrams, definitions, descriptions, explanations) for systems of support, such as assessment, access and equity, and 21st century learning are compiled, by chapter, into this document.

  • Support for Primary Language and Dual Language Programs – A Summary (PDF)
    Los Angeles County Office of Education has developed a summary in the use of primary language support and instruction including bilingual and dual language programs found in the ELA/ELD Framework. The purpose of the summary is to support useful professional learning discussions and supporting in designing programs for ELs and references where primary language and dual immersion instruction occur within the framework.

  • Highlighting the Needs of English Leaners in the Framework Sonoma County Office of Education (SCOE) has developed two web pages to provide easy access to resources within the ELA/ELD Framework that specifically highlight practices, programs, and structures that address the needs of English learners. Links connect to Framework Snapshots and Vignettes External link opens in new window or tab. and Framework Figures External link opens in new window or tab..

  • Foundational Skills of the California Common Core State Standards for English Language Arts and Literacy in History/Social Studies, Science, and Technical Subjects (PDF; Updated Sept-2015)
    Paper highlighting selected key concepts and guidelines from the ELA/ELD Framework regarding the foundational skills of reading with a focus on the skills as they relate to literacy development in English.

  • Secondary Literacy Partnership Webinar Series: ELA/ELD Implementation: Teachers Lead the Way!.
    Presenters Nancy Brynelson and Jo Ann Isken, lead developers of the ELA/ELD Framework, gave an orientation to the Framework via the new Executive Summary and guided participants in activities exploring the Framework’s vignettes, figures, and snapshots. They also shared strategies for collaboration and professional learning. (Presented on October 14, 2015.)

  • Secondary Literacy Partnership Webinar Series: A Close Encounter, Through the Writers’ Eyes, of the New ELA/ELD Framework External link opens in new window or tab.
    The lead writers of the ELA/ELD Framework - Pam Spycher, Hallie Yopp Slowik, and Nancy Brynelson – share important understandings in the framework, including instructional strategies that support the goals of the CA CCSS for ELA/Literacy and the CA ELD Standards. (Presented on September 17, 2014.)

  • California’s Recently Adopted English Language Arts/English Language Development Framework: Translating the Common Core State Standards to a Coherent and Sequenced Curriculum for All Students (PDF)
    Article by Jo Ann Isken, Chair, and Bill Honig, Vice Chair, of the California Instructional Quality Commission and Carol Jago, contributing writer to the ELA/ELD Framework and Associate Director of the California Reading and Literature Project at UCLA.
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Last Reviewed: Tuesday, July 10, 2018