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Grade Seven 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 seven classrooms.

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The videos in this series show teachers teaching grade seven English learner (EL) students the features and functions of English and how they can use the language to access grade-level content. The grade seven 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 seven 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 Seven Science Integrated ELD: Explain How Rocks are Formed External link opens in new window or tab. (Video; 11:32)
Designed with teachers in mind, this video shows a grade seven teacher leading EL students in observing and discussing different types of rocks and hypothesizing how they were formed, during an integrated ELD lesson in science. Grade Seven Science Integrated ELD Video Transcript

Grade Seven Science Designated ELD: Describing and Questioning External link opens in new window or tab. (Video; 7:37)
Designed with teachers in mind, this video shows a grade seven teacher leading EL students in describing their observations of rocks and developing questions about the formation of the rocks, during a designated ELD lesson with science. Grade Seven Science Designated ELD Video Transcript

ELD with Science Accompanying Resources

CA ELD Standards (PDF)

  • Read pages 98–108: Grade Seven 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 277–320: Grades 6, 7, and 8

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 543–545: English Language Development in Middle School
  • Read pages 545–547: Integrated and Designated English Language Development
  • Read pages 597–599: English Language Development in Grade Seven
  • 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
  • Vignette Collection of the ELA/ELD Framework (PDF)
    • Read pages 601–606: Vignettes for Grade Seven
  • 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 585–589: Snapshot for Grade Seven
  • 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

Grade Seven ELA Integrated ELD: Analyzing Figurative Language External link opens in new window or tab. (Video; 25:53)
Designed with teachers in mind, this video shows a grade seven teacher leading EL students in listening, discussing, and analyzing figurative language to infer a leader’s character traits, during an integrated ELD lesson in ELA. Grade Seven ELA Integrated ELD Video Transcript

ELD with ELA Accompanying Resources

CA ELD Standards (PDF)

  • Read pages 98–108: Grade Seven 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 47–48: Reading Standards for Literature
  • Read pages 51–52: Reading Standards for Informational Text
  • Read pages 56–60: Writing Standards
  • Read pages 66–67: Speaking and Listening Standards
  • Read pages 71–73: 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 543–545: English Language Development in Middle School
  • Read pages 545–547: Integrated and Designated English Language Development
  • Read pages 582–597: Key Themes of ELA/Literacy and ELD Instruction in Grade Seven
  • Read pages 597–599: English Language Development in Grade Seven
  • Read pages 599–615: ELA/Literacy and ELD in Action in Grade Seven
  • 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
  • Vignette Collection of the ELA/ELD Framework (PDF)
    • Read pages 601–614: Vignettes for Grade Seven
  • 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 585–596: Snapshot for Grade Seven
  • 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 Eight ELD Videos.

ELD with Math Accompanying Resources

CA ELD Standards (PDF)

  • Read pages 98–108: Grade Seven 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 106–150: Grades 6, 7, and 8

California State Standards for Mathematics (PDF)

  •  Read pages 46–51: Grade Seven 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 543–545: English Language Development in Middle School
  • Read pages 545–547: Integrated and Designated English Language Development
  • Read pages 597–599: English Language Development in Grade Seven
  • 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 page 596: Snapshot for Grade Seven
  • 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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