Welcome to Secondary English Language Arts“The Common Core helps address inequity in education by ensuring all students are taught to the same high standards and held to the same rigorous expectations. This helps make sure that ZIP codes do not determine education quality.”--Center for American Progress
Professional Development Dates for Secondary ELA Teachers:
Day 1: September 25, 2018: Equitable Instruction: Text Complexity in Non-Fiction and supporting it with a rigorous IAB plan
Day 2: November 6, 2018: Creating Opportunity for Rigor: Leveraging the Craft and Structure Standards
Day 3: January 29, 2018: Beyond Jane Schaffer: Encouraging Voice, Analysis, and Argument in Student Writing
Professional Development will take place at Local District East (2151 N. Soto St Los Angeles, CA 90031)
Schools are responsbile for providing substitutes for Classroom Teachers
LAUSD Reference Guides and Memorandums
MEM 6700.1- Comprehensive Assessment Program: District Assessments 2018-2019
This memorandum provides information about the District assessments for the 2017-2018 school year. A calendar of dates is also included.
MEM 6046.4- Placement, Scheduling and Staffing of English Learners in Middle School and High School in 2017-2018
This memorandum provides guidance regarding the proper placement of ELs and LTELs in the appropriate courses for the 2016-2017 school year.
Essential Tools for Planning Instruction
LAUSD Secondary ELA Curriculum Map System
The Secondary ELA Curriculum Maps were designed to assist teachers with aligning their instruction to the California Common Core State Standards. Click on the link below to access the maps for your grade level.
Curriculum Maps: Grades 6-8Standards and FrameworksClick the link below to access the updated versions of the California Common Core State Standards (2013) and the California ELA/ELD Framework (2015).
Contact InformationMegan MarkevichSeconary Literacy Coordinator, Local District Eastmegan.firstname.lastname@example.org