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New ELA/ELD Curriculum

Union School District has combined multiple, research-based resources to create a unique English Language Arts/English Language Development instructional framework to match our students and teachers needs.
ELA Instructional Framework
This combination of resources ensures high-quality English Language Instruction will be delivered to meet the needs of each and every student. Based on Lucy Calkin's Writers Units of Study, students in grades TK-8 will receive instruction based on strategies that spiral throughout the grade levels and include core components of: Guided Reading, Text Study, Literature Discussion, EduProtocols, Word Study and Writer's Workshop. 
An informational video describing our new framework is available below.


What will my child be learning?

Parents can access helpful tip sheets from the California Parent Teacher Association. Find out what your child will be learning, at each grade level, in Mathematics and English Language Arts with the Common Core State Standards. You’ll also learn more about how you can support your child’s learning and other helpful information.