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Academic Courses » English Language Development (ELD) Courses

English Language Development (ELD) Courses

Del Mar High School offers the following English Language Development courses*.

ELD - English I
Grade 9; A-G Requirement - English 10 Credits, Elective 10 Credits; UC/CSU Designation - None
In this multi-period ELD Language Arts course, students at the beginning level of English learn to communicate about a range of topics and academic content areas through listening, speaking, reading, and writing activities that target high-level thinking with appropriate support. Students are provided interactive and collaborative opportunities to express their own ideas as well as to question, interpret and evaluate the ideas of others.
 
ELD - English II
Grade 10; A-G Requirement - English 10 Credits, Elective 10 Credits; UC/CSU Designation - None
As students progress to an intermediate level in English language proficiency, they move towards using the English language in more complex, cognitively demanding situations. In this multi-period ELD Language Arts course, students will further learn and communicate about a range of topics and academic content areas through listening, speaking, reading, and writing activities that target high-level thinking with appropriate support. Through interactive instruction students are provided opportunities to express their own ideas as well as to question, interpret, and evaluate the ideas of others.
 
Prerequisite: ELD 1 or placement at the early/intermediate level.
 
ELD - English III
Grade 11; A-G Requirement - English 10 Cred/Elective 10 Cred; UC/CSU Designation - English (b) for Writing only
In this two period ELD Language Arts course, students nearing reasonable fluency in English will use the language in more complex, cognitively demanding situations with increasing independence. ELD 3 prepares students to learn and communicate about a range of topics and academic content areas through listening, speaking, reading and writing activities that target high-level thinking with appropriate support. Students are provided with interactive instruction and activities, a print-rich environment, and public speaking experiences in order to prepare students for mainstream English and other content classes.
 
Prerequisite: ELD II or placement at the intermediate/early advanced level.
 
ELD English Enrichment
Grade 9-12; A-G Requirement - General Elective; UC/CSU Designation - None
This is a one year course designed to offer support to students enrolled in an on-level English course to support student success. The course will also prepare students for the rigorous demands of the Common Core Standards by focusing on critical reading, academic writing, and presentation skills and strategies.
 
 
* For more specific course details, please refer to pages 29-34 of the 2018-19 CUHSD Course Catalog. Should you require additional information, please speak with your ELD Teacher, your Guidance Counselor, or Del Mar's Community Liaison, as noted below.
 
DEL MAR'S COMMUNITY LIAISON OFFERS SUPPORT TO YOU & YOUR STUDENTS!
 
Blanca Diaz is the Community Liaison at Del Mar.  As our Community Liaison, Blanca works with students, parents, Del Mar staff, and Community Groups by:
 
1) Coordinating Padres Unidos - a Spanish Speaking Parent Participation Program at Del Mar dedicated to providing the tools parents need to actively participate and help their students to strive during high school and beyond.
2) Facilitates Del Mar's ELAC (English Learner Advisory Committee) meetings and promotes the participation of parents of our diverse population.
3) Advises the LEO Club (Leadership, Experience, Opportunity) - a student club on campus whose mission is to provide voluntary service to our community, while developing leadership skills. 
 
Blanca is pleased to help you and your student.  If you have a question or concern about your student's academic performance, attendance, ways to help at home, etc., please feel free to visit Blanca at Del Mar or contact her by email or phone.
 
"Show your students you care. Play an active role in their education and participate in school activities!" (Blanca Diaz)
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Tengo el placer de ser el Enlace Comunitario en Del Mar y el privilegio de trabajar con los estudiantes, padres, personal docente de Del Mar y Recursos Comunitarios.
 
1) Soy la coordinadora de Padres Unidos, el cual es un Programa de Participación para Padres de Familia de habla Hispana, dedicado a proveer las herramientas necesarias para que los padres puedan participar activamente y ayudar a sus estudiantes a tener éxito durante la preparatoria y mas allá.
2) Además, contribuyo durante las reuniones de ELAC promoviendo la participación de padres de nuestra diversa población. 
3) Tambien formo parte del Club de LEO, cuyo cometido es prestar servicio voluntario a nuestra comunidad mientras desarrollamos habilidades de liderazgo. 
 
Como padre de familia, si uno de estos dias tiene preguntas sobre el rendimiento académico de su estudiante, asistencia, formas de ayudar en el hogar, etc. no dude en comunicarse conmigo por teléfono, correo electrónico o visíteme. ¡Será un placer ayudarle!
 
Demuestrele a sus hijos que se preocupa por ellos! Juegue un papel importante en la educación de su estudiante, participe en actividades escolares!