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English Language Arts/Literacy

​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​The ELA Team develops adaptive expertise in instruction and leadership in English Language Arts and Literacy. Our services are designed to support district-wide implementation of the CA Standards  and are anchored in the California ELA/ELD Framework. We provide professional learning, customized support and technical assistance for districts and schools. We also host the ELA District Leaders Network.

NEW Professional Learning Opportunities

Find Advanced Study Workshops detail hereAdvanced Study Workshops grades 7-12

Designed for teachers, coaches, and TOSAs who want to deepen literacy instruction and formation assessment practices. Participants will gain better understanding of what learning looks and sounds like when aligned to the ELA/Literacy standards.

Find Expository Reading and Writing detail here.jpgExpository Reading and Writing (ERWC) grades 7-12

Develop students' ability to integrate knowledge from complex texts into reading, writing, listening/speaking, and language. Understand the way in which ERWC methodology and materials are aligned to Common Core and engage in collegial professional learning.

The San Diego County Office of Education now offers CIM, a portfolio of literacy interventions, in partnership with St. Mary's College Kalmanovitz School of Education. Develop expertise in any or all of these interventions: 
          •  Reading Recovery (grade 1)
          •  Guided Reading Plus (grades 1-6)
          •  Comprehension Focus Group (grades 3-12)
          •  Dyslexia Intervention ( grades 1-3)