ELD Support Classes

ELD - LEVEL 1 -ENGLISH LANGUAGE DEVELOPMENT
Grades: 9, 10, 11, 12
Graduation Requirement - Elective

Course Description:  Using the California State ELD Standards as a foundation, ELD 1 is designed for students at a Beginning or Early Intermediate level of English proficiency. This is a course integrating speaking, listening, reading and writing skills.

ELD - LEVEL 2 -ENGLISH LANGUAGE DEVELOPMENT
Grades: 9, 10, 11, 12
Graduation Requirement - Elective

Course Description:  Using the California State ELD Standards as a foundation, ELD 2 is designed for students whose level of English proficiency is Intermediate or Early Advanced. This is a course integrating speaking, listening, reading and writing skills.

SHELTERED ENGLISH 9, 10, 11, 12
Grades: 9, 10, 11,12
Graduation Requirement - English
Prerequisite: A student whose first language is not English and whose CELDT level is below advanced may enroll in Sheltered English.  
This standards-based course is academically challenging and is equivalent in content and skill development to English 9 and 10. Reading, writing and vocabulary development are emphasized. Eleventh and twelfth grades are eligible to take the class. Students seeking CSU/UC enrollment may only enroll in one sheltered English class while in high school in order to meet the academic requirements for either CSU or UC eligibility.

Course Description:  Sheltered English is an instructional approach used to make academic instruction in English understandable. Strategies employed in Sheltered English include:
modified vocabulary and pacing, repetition and rephrasing, graphic organizers, interactive and cooperative learning, visuals, and body language.

SHELTERED SOCIAL STUDIES
Grades: 10, 11
Graduation Requirement - World Studies/U.S. History
Prerequisite: A student whose first language is not English and whose CELDT level is below advanced may enroll in Sheltered Social Studies.  
This standards-based course is academically challenging and is equivalent in content and skill development to 10th and 11th grade Social Studies. 

Course Description:  Sheltered Social Studies is an instructional approach used to make academic instruction in English understandable. Strategies employed in Sheltered Social Studies include: modified vocabulary and pacing, repetition and rephrasing, graphic organizers, interactive and cooperative learning visuals, body language. These classes do not meet the CSU/UC enrollment requirements.