Curriculum Planning Process & Development


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When planning a curriculum, what should a teacher consider first?

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1. Curriculum planning and development is the process of looking at the _____ in each subject area and developing a strategy to teach them to students.

2. Which of the following describes a reason why teachers should plan cross-curricular units or lessons?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz and worksheet will help improve your understanding of the curriculum planning process. Some of the topics you'll need to be familiar with for the quiz include the components of a lesson plan and the steps of curriculum planning.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

These assessment tools will test you on:

  • How to develop a curriculum
  • What to include in a lesson plan
  • Benefits of cross-curricular units
  • How to address the needs of students of various skill levels
  • The purpose of developing annual and unit plans

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related curriculum development lesson
  • Making connections - use your understanding of the concept of curriculum planning in different contexts
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding curriculum and lesson planning

Additional Learning

To ensure your understanding of the topic, review the accompanying lesson, Curriculum Planning Process & Development. The lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Learn about the factors involved in planning a curriculum
  • Discover how teachers adapt a curriculum based on state, local or Common Core guidelines
  • Identify ways teachers address several curriculum guidelines in a single lesson
  • Understand the importance of reviewing textbooks
  • Find out how to set up a lesson calendar for the school year