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Grade Twelve English Language Development Videos

This page provides links to videos demonstrating integrated English language development (ELD) instruction and designated ELD instruction for English language arts (ELA), mathematics, and science in grade twelve classrooms.

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The videos in this series show teachers teaching grade twelve English learner (EL) students the features and functions of English and how they can use the language to access grade-level content. The grade eleven and twelve California English Language Development Standards (CA ELD Standards) are used as the focal standards to design intentional and purposeful designated ELD instruction, using the content standards to support the instruction. Grade twelve content standards are used as the focal standards to design rigorous, grade-level appropriate integrated ELD instruction, using the CA ELD Standards to support the instruction. The teachers lead students to make meaning of the academic content by providing opportunities for them to apply their learned language and linguistic resources, contribute to academic discussions with teachers and their peers, engage with grade-appropriate text, and write to demonstrate understanding.

Guidance and Tools

The ELD Video Series Guidance for Teachers provides information on how teachers can use the videos in this series to support them in designing and implementing integrated and designated ELD instruction for the EL students they serve.

The ELD Video Series Guidance for Administrators provides information on how school site administrators can use the videos in this series to provide professional learning to support teachers in designing and implementing integrated and designated ELD instruction for the EL students they serve.

Integrated and Designated ELD with Science Videos

Grade Eleven and Twelve Science Integrated ELD: Ecological Problems External link opens in new window or tab. (Video; 10:45)
Designed with teachers in mind, this video shows a grade eleven and twelve teacher instructing EL students in the use of academic language structures and vocabulary to present on an ecological problem and solution during an integrated ELD lesson in science. Grade Eleven and Twelve Science Integrated ELD Video Transcript

Grade Eleven and Twelve Science Designated ELD: Written Explanation External link opens in new window or tab. (Video; 17:45)
Designed with teachers in mind, this video shows a grade eleven and twelve teacher instructing EL students in the use of language structures to articulate solutions and expand ideas in their written explanations during a designated ELD lesson in science. Grade Eleven and Twelve Science Designated ELD Video Transcript

ELD with Science Accompanying Resources

CA ELD Standards (PDF)

  • Read pages 134–144: Grade Nine and Ten ELD Standards
  • Read pages 148–149: Interacting in Meaningful and Intellectually Challenging Ways
  • Read pages 151–152: Developing Academic English

Integrating the CA ELD Standards into K–12 Mathematics and Science Teaching and Learning (DOC)

  • Read page 191: Integrating CA ELD Standards into Science Teaching and Learning
  • Read pages 192–193: Index of Science Charts Organized by ELD Standard
  • Read pages 194–195: Index of Science Charts Organized by Grade Level
  • Read pages 196–198: Index of Science Charts Organized by ELD Standard Across Grade Levels
  • Read pages 321–360: Grades 9–10 and 11–12

Next Generation Science Standards for California (CA NGSS)

2016 Science Framework for California

English Language Arts/English Language Development Framework

  • Read pages 10–11: Emphasis of English Learners in this Framework
  • Read pages 30–31: Intent of the CA ELD Standards
  • Read pages 104–119: English Language Development
  • Read pages 718–720: English Language Development in High School
  • Read pages 720–722: Integrated and Designated English Language Development
  • Read pages 787–789: English Language Development in Grades Eleven and Twelve
  • Read pages 850–858: Assessment of ELD Progress
  • Read pages 888–891: English Learners
  • Read pages 916–919: Culturally and Linguistically Responsive Teaching
  • Read page 928: Linguistic and Cultural Congruence for English Learners
  • ELA/ELD Framework Vignettes Summary Sheet
    This is organized so that each grade level section has a pair of vignettes that should be interpreted together: an ELA/Literacy with integrated ELD vignette and a companion designated ELD vignette.
  • Snapshot Collection of the ELA/ELD Framework (PDF)
    • Read pages 770–771: Snapshot for Grade Twelve
  • ELA/ELD Framework Vignettes and Snapshots Chart
    This chart lists all the snapshots and vignettes, by chapter, and includes the grade level, page numbers, and indicates the different content areas each area snapshot and vignette addresses.

Integrated and Designated ELD with ELA Videos

Literature Circles: Fostering Heterogeneous Collaboration External link opens in new window or tab.
Beginning English level newcomer EL students practice listening, speaking, reading, and writing as they engage in explicit skill building for college readiness via literature circles, during integrated ELD instruction.

ELD with ELA Accompanying Resources

CA ELD Standards (PDF)

  • Read pages 134–144: Grade Eleven and Twelve ELD Standards
  • Read pages 148–149: Interacting in Meaningful and Intellectually Challenging Ways
  • Read pages 151–152: Developing Academic English

California State Standards for English Language Arts and Literacy in History/Social Studies, Science, and Technical Subjects (ELA/Literacy) (PDF)

  • Read pages 49–50: Reading Standards for Literature
  • Read pages 53–54: Reading Standards for Informational Text
  • Read pages 61–64: Writing Standards
  • Read pages 68–69: Speaking and Listening Standards
  • Read pages 74–75: Language Standards

English Language Arts/English Language Development Framework

  • Read pages 10–11: Emphasis of English Learners in this Framework
  • Read pages 30–31: Intent of the CA ELD Standards
  • Read pages 104–119: English Language Development
  • Read pages 718–720: English Language Development in High School
  • Read pages 720–722: Integrated and Designated English Language Development
  • Read pages 768–787: Key Themes of ELA/Literacy and ELD Instruction in Grades Eleven and Twelve
  • Read pages 787–789: English Language Development in Grades Eleven and Twelve
  • Read pages 789–811: ELA/Literacy and ELD in Action in Grades Eleven and Twelve
  • Read pages 850–858: Assessment of ELD Progress
  • Read pages 888–891: English Learners
  • Read pages 916–919: Culturally and Linguistically Responsive Teaching
  • Read page 928: Linguistic and Cultural Congruence for English Learners
  • ELA/ELD Framework Vignettes Summary Sheet
    This is organized so that each grade level section has a pair of vignettes that should be interpreted together: an ELA/Literacy with integrated ELD vignette and a companion designated ELD vignette.
  • Snapshot Collection of the ELA/ELD Framework (PDF)
    • Read pages 770–787: Snapshot for Grade Twelve
  • ELA/ELD Framework Vignettes and Snapshots Chart
    This chart lists all the snapshots and vignettes, by chapter, and includes the grade level, page numbers, and indicates the different content areas each area snapshot and vignette addresses.

Integrated and Designated ELD with Math Videos

You may view Grade Nine ELD Videos and Grade Ten ELD Videos.

ELD with Math Accompanying Resources

CA ELD Standards (PDF)

  • Read pages 1–132: Grades Nine and Ten ELD Standards
  • Read pages 148–149: Interacting in Meaningful and Intellectually Challenging Ways
  • Read pages 151–152: Developing Academic English

Integrating the CA ELD Standards into K–12 Mathematics and Science Teaching and Learning (PDF)

  • Read page 16: Integrating CA ELD Standards into Mathematics Teaching and Learning
  • Read pages 17–18: Index of Mathematics Charts Organized by ELD Standard
  • Read pages 19–20: Index of Mathematics Charts Organized by Grade Level
  • Read pages 21–22: Index of Mathematics Charts Organized by ELD Standard Across Grade Levels
  • Read pages 151–190: Grades 9–10 and 11–12

California State Standards for Mathematics (PDF)

  •  Read pages 57–141: Higher Mathematics Standards

2013 California Mathematics Framework

  • Universal Access Chapter (PDF)
    • Read pages 667–670: New Language Demands of the CA State Standards for Mathematics
    • Read pages 683–687: Planning Instruction for California’s English Learners

English Language Arts/English Language Development Framework

  • Read pages 10–11: Emphasis of English Learners in this Framework
  • Read pages 30–31: Intent of the CA ELD Standards
  • Read pages 104–119: English Language Development
  • Read pages 718–720: English Language Development in High School
  • Read pages 720–722: Integrated and Designated English Language Development
  • Read pages 787–789: English Language Development in Grades Eleven and Twelve
  • Read pages 850–858: Assessment of ELD Progress
  • Read pages 888–891: English Learners
  • Read pages 916–919: Culturally and Linguistically Responsive Teaching
  • Read page 928: Linguistic and Cultural Congruence for English Learners
  • ELA/ELD Framework Vignettes Summary Sheet
    This is organized so that each grade level section has a pair of vignettes that should be interpreted together: an ELA/Literacy with integrated ELD vignette and a companion designated ELD vignette.
  • ELA/ELD Framework Vignettes and Snapshots Chart
    This chart lists all the snapshots and vignettes, by chapter, and includes the grade level, page numbers, and indicates the different content areas each area snapshot and vignette addresses.
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Last Reviewed: Friday, November 13, 2020
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