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TK/K English Language Development Videos

This page provides videos demonstrating integrated English language development (ELD) instruction and designated ELD instruction for English language arts (ELA), mathematics, and science in transitional kindergarten/kindergarten (TK/K) classrooms.

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The videos in this series show teachers teaching TK-K English learner (EL) students the features and functions of English and how they can use the language to access grade-level content. The kindergarten 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. Kindergarten 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 their peers and teachers, engage with grade-appropriate text, and write to demonstrate understanding.

Guidance

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 English learner 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 English learner students they serve.

Integrated and Designated ELD with Science Videos

Kindergarten Integrated ELD in Science: Causal Explanation About Sea Otters in Their Habitat External link opens in new window or tab. (Video; 10:40)
Designed with teachers in mind, this video shows a kindergarten teacher leading EL students toward accurate expression of their science content knowledge by providing opportunities for them to listen to the language, speak with their peers using learned causal explanation language features, then write to describe the sea otters and their habitat, during an integrated ELD lesson in science. Kindergarten Integrated ELD in Science Video Transcript

Kindergarten Designated ELD with Science: Expanding Descriptions of Sea Otters Using Noun Phrases and Academic Words External link opens in new window or tab. (Video; 12:33)
Designed with teachers in mind, this video shows a kindergarten teacher leading EL students to use noun phrases and academic words to expand and enrich their descriptions of sea otters when they speak and write, during a designated ELD lesson with science. Kindergarten Designated ELD with Science Video Transcript

ELD with Science Accompanying Resources

CA ELD Standards (PDF)

  • Read pages 26–34: Kindergarten 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 199–236: Grades K, 1, and 2

Next Generation Science Standards for California (CA NGSS)

2016 Science Framework for California Public Schools

English Language Arts/English Language Development Framework (ELA/ELD 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 167–168: Integrated and Designated English Language Development
  • Read pages 188–189: English Language Development in Transitional Kindergarten
  • Read pages 221–226: English Language Development in Kindergarten
  • 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 191–199: Vignettes for transitional kindergarten
    • Read pages 228–237: Vignettes for kindergarten
  • 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 187–188: Snapshot for transitional kindergarten
    • Read page 219: Snapshot for kindergarten
    • Read pages 222–223: Snapshot for kindergarten
  • 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

Kindergarten ELA: Oral Language Development Through Integrated and Designated ELD External link opens in new window or tab. (Video; 10:14)
Designed with teachers in mind, kindergarten students in this classroom participate in a prewriting activity for an opinion piece that includes integrated and designated ELD. Through the use of sentence frames and the repetitive practice using sentence frames with their peers, EL students are given multiple opportunities to practice and understand how the English language works.
(Source: San Bernardino Unified School District, Professional Development Series)

ELD with ELA Accompanying Resources

CA ELD Standards (PDF)

  • Read pages 26–34: Kindergarten 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 11–12: Reading Standards for Literature
  • Read pages 14–15: Reading Standards for Informational Text
  • Read pages 17–18: Reading Standards for Foundational Skills
  • Read pages 21–22: Writing Standards
  • Read pages 27–28: Speaking and Listening Standards
  • Read pages 32–35: 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 166–167: English Language Development in the Grade Span
  • Read pages 167–168: Integrated and Designated English Language Development
  • Read pages 171–184: Key Themes of ELA/Literacy and ELD Instruction in Transitional Kindergarten
  • Read pages 188–189: English Language Development in Transitional Kindergarten
  • Read pages 189–199: ELA/Literacy and ELD in Action in Transitional Kindergarten
  • Read pages 201–220: Key Themes of ELA/Literacy and ELD Instruction in Kindergarten
  • Read pages 221–226: English Language Development in Kindergarten
  • Read pages 227–238: ELA/Literacy and ELD in Action in Kindergarten
  • 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 191–199: Vignettes for transitional kindergarten
    • Read pages 228–237: Vignettes for kindergarten
  • 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 184–188: Snapshot for transitional kindergarten
    • Read pages 219–226: Snapshot for kindergarten
  • 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

Kindergarten Integrated ELD in Math: Explaining How to Solve Word Problems External link opens in new window or tab. (Video; 11:17)
Designed with teachers in mind, this video shows a kindergarten teacher leading EL students in using connecting words and phrases when explaining how they analyze and solve word problems, through speaking and writing, during an integrated ELD lesson in math. Kindergarten Integrated ELD in Math Video Transcript

Kindergarten Designated ELD with Math: Using Sequential Connectives to Explain How to Solve Word Problems External link opens in new window or tab. (Video; 10:46)
Designed with teachers in mind, this video shows a kindergarten teacher leading EL students in using sequential connectives first, then, next, and finally to explain how to solve a math problem, during a designated ELD lesson. Kindergarten Designated ELD with Math Video Transcript

Math with Integrated ELD: Part 5—Explain and Justify Your Approach External link opens in new window or tab.
Designed with teachers in mind, this video features Maggie Saldivar, kindergarten teacher, lead students through the essential components of an Integrated ELD/Math Three Phase lesson in addition to three protocols—Three Reads, Math Interview, and Math Summit. These components are designed to support EL students with applying constructive conversation skills as they engage in problem-solving and math discourse. (Source: Los Angeles Unified School District, Multilingual and Multicultural Education Department, Integrated ELD Math—Kindergarten Videos)

ELD with Math Accompanying Resources

CA ELD Standards (PDF)

  • Read pages 26–34: Kindergarten 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 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 23–61: Grades K, 1, and 2

California State Standards for Mathematics (PDF)

  • Read pages 10–13: Kindergarten 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 page 167: Integrated and Designated English Language Development
  • Read page 188: English Language Development in Transitional Kindergarten
  • Read pages 221–226: English Language Development in Kindergarten
  • 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 191–199: Vignettes for transitional kindergarten
    • Read pages 228–237: Vignettes for kindergarten
  • 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 184–185: Snapshot for transitional kindergarten
  • 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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