What is Core Curriculum?


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In education, core curriculum:

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1. In education, the rationale for spiraling content is _____.

2. The suggestions and decision for content inclusion in core curriculum other than English language arts and mathematics originates with:

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz/worksheet combination focuses on the concept and characteristics of a core curriculum. Quiz questions will include the definition of core curriculum and the reasons behind scaffolding content in education.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

These assessments will quiz you on the following:

  • The reasons behind content inclusion in core curricula
  • Core curriculum expectations in high school students
  • What's important to understand about core curricula

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information given about core curricula from the related lesson
  • Critical thinking - apply relevant concepts to examine information about core curricula in a different light
  • Defining key concepts - ensure that you can accurately define main terms, such as scaffolding content, content inclusion, and core curricula

Additional Learning

If you would like to learn more about this topic, review the lesson called What is Core Curriculum? This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Learn in greater detail about the meaning behind core curricula
  • Get a better understanding of why repetition is so important in the classroom
  • Examine and discuss the differences between formative assessments and summative assessments