Prebuilt Units

Benchmark Guided Units

ALD prebuilt units connect benchmark testing to ELD standards-based instructional design.

Select a standard to find a unit to grow your ALD students' language.

1.1. Exchanging information and ideas with others through oral collaborative discussions on a range of social and academic topics

1.2. Interacting with others in written English in various communicative forms

1.3. Offering and justifying opinions, negotiating with and persuading others in communicative exchanges

1.4. Adapting language choices to various contexts (based on task, purpose, audience, and text type)

1.5. Listening actively to spoken English in a range of social and academic contexts

1.6. Reading closely literary and informational texts and viewing multimedia to determine how meaning is conveyed explicitly and implicitly through language

1.7. Evaluating how well writers and speakers use language to support ideas and arguments with details or evidence depending on modality, text type, purpose, audience, topic, and content area

1.8. Analyzing how writers and speakers use vocabulary and other language resources for specific purposes (to explain, persuade, entertain, etc.) depending on modality, text type, purpose, audience, topic, and content area

1.9. Expressing information and ideas in formal oral presentations on academic topics

1.10. Writing literary and informational texts to present, describe, and explain ideas and information, using appropriate technology

1.11. Justifying own arguments and evaluating others’ arguments in writing

1.12. Selecting and applying varied and precise vocabulary and other language resources to effectively convey ideas

Prebuilt Units from SDCOE

Here are links to additional complete units for designated ELD created by San Diego County Office of Education.