ELA/ELD Framework

The English Language Arts/English Language Development Framework shapes language arts education and policy for California’s public schools. Co-written by CAR/W’s directors, the framework was adopted by the California Department of Education in 2014.

Executive Summary

Written by CAR/W co-directors, the “Executive Summary: English Language Arts/English Language Development Framework for California Public Schools, Kindergarten Through Grade Twelve,” provides a brief overview of the content and organization of the ELA/ELD Framework.

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California’s Vision of ELA & ELD Instruction

This Q&A-style article published by the California Reading Association provides an excellent overview of the framework and its importance.

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