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ELD Standards: Grades K-2

ELD Standards: Grades K-2

Fluency and Systematic Vocabulary Development


ELD Levels

ELD Standards

Instructional Strategies

Beginning

Read aloud simple words (e.g., nouns and adjectives) in stories or games.
 
Respond appropriately to some social and academic interactions (e.g., simple question/answer, negotiate play).
 
Demonstrate comprehension of simple vocabulary with an appropriate action.
 
Retell simple stories by using drawings, words, or phrases.
 
Produce
simple vocabulary (single words or short phrases) to communicate basic needs in social and academic settings (e.g., locations,
greetings, classroom objects).

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Early Intermediate

Produce vocabulary, phrases, and simple sentences to communicate basic needs in social and academic settings.
 
Read simple vocabulary, phrases, and sentences independently.
 
Read
aloud an increasing number of English words.
 
Demonstrate internalization
of English grammar, usage and word choice by recognizing and correcting some errors when speaking or reading aloud.


Intermediate

Demonstrate internalization of English grammar, usage, and word choice by recognizing and correcting
errors when speaking or reading aloud.
 
Use decoding skills to read more
complex words independently. 
 
Use more complex vocabulary and sentences
to communicate needs and express ideas in a wider variety of social and academic settings (e.g., classroom discussions,
mediation of conflicts).
 
Apply knowledge of content-related vocabulary
to discussions and reading.
 

Recognize simple prefixes and suffixes when they
are attached to known vocabulary (e.g., remove, jumping).

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Early Advanced

Recognize simple antonyms and synonyms (e.g., good, bad; blend, mix) in stories or games.

Use simple prefixes and suffixes when they are attached to known vocabulary.

Use decoding
skills and knowledge of academic and social vocabulary to begin independent reading.


Advanced

Explain common antonyms and synonyms.
 
Recognize words
that have multiple meanings in texts.
 
Apply knowledge of academic and social
vocabulary to achieve independent reading.
 
Read aloud with appropriate pacing,
intonation, and expression with narrative and expository texts.
 




ELD Standards for Grades K-2

Writing: English Language Conventions