All standards encourage the highest achievement of every student, by defining the knowledge, concepts, and skills that students should acquire at each grade level. California has adopted standards for Content Areas and English Language Development (ELD). The content standards and ELD standards (English and Spanish) adopted by the California State Board of Education are listed below:
http://www.cde.ca.gov/be/st/ss/engmain.asp http://www.cde.ca.gov/be/st/ss/mthmain.asp http://www.cde.ca.gov/be/st/ss/hstmain.asp http://www.cde.ca.gov/be/st/ss/hstmain.asp http://www.cde.ca.gov/be/st/ss/scmain.asp http://www.cde.ca.gov/re/pn/fd/documents/englangdev-stnd.pdf http://www.cde.ca.gov/be/st/ss/documents/eldspan.pdf Other useful tools are the K-5 and 6-12 WESTED Map of Standards for English Learners available at the following websites: http://www.wested.org/cs/we/view/rs/796 http://www.wested.org/cs/we/view/rs/798 This document displays the English Language Development and English Language Arts standards side by side to demonstrate the correlation between the two. This useful tool can be used to plan and integrate instruction for English learners.