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English Language Development » ELD I


In this multi-period ELD Language Arts course, students at the beginning level of English learn to communicate about a range of topics and academic content areas through listening, speaking, reading, and writing activities that target high-level thinking with appropriate support. Students are provided interactive and collaborative opportunities to express their own ideas as well as to question, interpret and evaluate the ideas of others. Prerequisite/ELPAC: Students placed in ELD 1 scored "Beginner" level on the ELPAC Initial or Summative Assessment.
Course #     # 17810 Reading—10 Credits 
# 17820 Writing—10 Credits 
Term: Yearlong 
Grade Levels: 9-12 
Graduation Credit: 10 credits for English 10 credits for electives 
CSU/UC: None