Background of English Language Development (ELD) Standards

(Implementation 2013-2014)

The World Class Instructional Design and Assessment (WIDA) English Language Proficiency Standards, adopted by the State Board of Education on August 16, 2012. More information resources can be found at http://wida.us/standards/eld.aspx.

WIDA's 2012 Amplification of the ELD Standards provides a framework to enable educators to make connections with the WIDA ELD standards (2007) and the Common Core State Standards. Please reference the 2012 Amplified ELD Standards framework in conjunction with the WIDA English Language Proficiency Standards (2007) when curriculum planning.

Idaho WIDA English Language Development (ELD) Standards
PDF Icon 2012 WIDA Amplified ELD Standards
2012 Amplification Overview Tutorial Link
PDF Icon 2007 WIDA Standards Understanding the WIDA Standards
PDF Icon WIDA Performance Definitions Listening Reading
PDF Icon WIDA Performance Definitions Speaking Writing
PDF Icon WIDA Features of Academic Language
CAN DO Descriptors
PDF Icon CAN DO Philosophy
PDF Icon PreK-K CAN DO Descriptors
PDF Icon Grades 1-2 CAN DO Descriptors
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PDF Icon Grades 6-8 CAN DO Descriptors
PDF Icon Grades 9-12 CAN DO Descriptors
PDF Icon CAN DO Research Brief
PDF Icon CAN DO Name Charts
Models Performance Indicators MPIs
WIDA Lesson Plan Share Space Link
PDF Icon Examples of Graphic Organizers
PDF Icon Examples of Sensory, Graphic and Interactive Supports
PDF Icon Speaking and Writing Rubrics
Word Icon MPIs Strands Blank Template
PDF Icon Cognitive Functions
PDF Icon MPI Examples
Idaho WIDA ELD Standards Regional Workshop Materials
Powerpoint Icon Overview of the WIDA Consortium Assessments ELD Standards
Powerpoint Icon Intro to WIDA ELD Standards
WIDA Download Library Link
PDF Icon Action Plan Template
Word Icon Language Acquisition Flip Chart