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English Language Development

 English Language Development

The Los Gatos Union School District  offers information and support to students and their teachers as they learn English as a Second Language.  The supports provided to students and their classroom teachers include materials and resources. 

Gail Bennett - K-5    

ELL Tutor Elementary - (408) 335-2116

Cara Appleton - RJF 6-8    

ELL Tutor Middle School - (408) 335-2348


District English Learners
Advisory Committee
DELAC                                   Date                        

October 2018 DELAC Meeting         Agenda


March 2019 DELAC Meeting            Agenda


May 2019  DELAC Meeting              Agenda



 3/20/18   Minutes


5/29/18   Minutes



  • Core:  K-5 McGraw Hill - My Math
    6-8 Houghton Mifflin - Go Math!

Reading/Language Arts

  • Core: National Geographic Reach For Reading Grades K-5; Amplify English Language Arts & Heinemann Units of Study 6-8
  • Supplemental: Leveled Readers, Grade K-5

K-6 English Language Development

  • Core: Hampton Brown, Avenues, Grades K-5
  • National Geographic School Publishing with Hampton Brown High Point and Inside, Grades 6-8


  • Core: National Geographic Reach For Reading, Grades K-5


  • Core: FOSS CA Grades K-5; CPO Science Grades 6-8

History/Social Science

  • Core: Pearson Scott Foresman Grades K-3; Houghton Mifflin Grades 4-5; Pearson Prentice/Hall Grades 6, 8; TCI Grade 7


  • Core: Share the Music, McGraw-Hill, Grades K-6
  • Supplemental: Belwin Band Builders Method, Grades 4-6; Accent on Achievement, Grades 4-6


English Language Proficiency Assessment for California (ELPAC)

State law (Education Code sections 313, 60810, and 60812) requires the development of a state test that school districts must give to students whose home language is not English. This test is called the English Language Proficiency Assessment for California (ELPAC).

ELPAC Parent Guide Brochure

Other Resource Links

Website Link
Grammar Activities