CCSSO Webinar: Overview of the English Language Proficiency Development Framework

This resource is a slide presentation document highlighting the guiding premises, conceptualization, and purpose of the English Language Development Proficiency Framework (ELPD). It serves as an introductory source presented by the authoring committee of the ELPD, showing the relationship between the English Language Development standards and their correspondence to the demands of the Common Core State Standards and Next Generation Science Standards. It is a useful resource for professional development about the alignment and correspondence of the language development, English language arts, and science content standards.

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This resource is a downloadable file of the English Language Proficiency Development Framework Committee’s slide presentation to the Chief Council of School State Officers on the Framework's goals. Each slide succinctly identifies cognitive expectations and the language of the Common Core State Standards and Next Generation Science Standards with reference to language development and their major shifts for education. Comparison tables summarize dimensions of disciplinary and literacy standards. Graphic organizers provide clear visuals of the relationships among the English Language Development standards and the disciplinary standards. An alignment protocol is unveiled providing a foundational and organizational guide establishing the relationship and instructional connections between the English Language Development standards, the content standards, and the English Language Proficiency Development (ELPD) Framework. This resource is a preview of the ELPD guiding principles. The ELPD Framework can be accessed in this collection under its name.