What is Curriculum?


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Which of the following is true about curriculum?

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1. Which of the following questions might be appropriate to guide a reading curriculum around mystery novels?

2. Because curriculum works on many levels, you should always:

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Use this quiz/worksheet combo to help you test your understanding of the definition of curriculum. Some of the material you'll be assessed on includes things to keep in mind regarding curriculum as well as what it means when students ask unexpected questions.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In these assessments you'll be tested on:

  • Appropriate question to guide a reading curriculum around mystery novels
  • Things to keep in mind regarding curricula
  • Place(s) where learning might add to your curriculum
  • Students asking unexpected curricular questions

Skills Practiced

This quiz and worksheet allow students to test the following skills:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson on the definition of curriculum
  • Making connections - use understanding of the concept of curriculum as it relates to your own classroom
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding places where learning might add to your curriculum
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about unexpected student queries

Additional Learning

To learn more about classroom instruction, review the accompanying lesson called What is Curriculum?. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Know three major characteristics of curricula
  • Relate how a curriculum is guided by questions
  • Tell the ways that a curriculum is supposed to work on multiple levels
  • Understand the difficult nature of planning curricula