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What is K-12 Curriculum?

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Which of the following is NOT a valid definition for K-12 curriculum?

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1. Which of the following is an example of a learning activity found in a K-12 curriculum?

2. State and Common Core State Standards provide a framework for which of the following?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

A curriculum is multifaceted. See if you can point out some important parts of a K-12 curriculum and pinpoint the role of local and national educational standards in the curriculum.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

This quiz gives you the opportunity to test yourself on the following objectives:

  • Correctly define the K-12 curriculum
  • Identify an example of a learning activity that could be part of the curriculum
  • Answer questions about the goals of the state and Common Core Standards

Skills Practiced

  • Interpreting information - show that you can interpret information from the lesson about state and national academic standards
  • Defining key concepts - pick out multiple parts of the definition of the general term K-12 curriculum
  • Knowledge application - use what you know about K-12 curriculum to choose examples of its components

Additional Learning

To delve a bit deeper into this topic, read the corresponding lesson called What is the K-12 Curriculum? The lesson covers:

  • The general meaning of the word curriculum
  • Examples of subjects taught in a typical K-12 curriculum
  • Various learning objectives included in the K-12 curriculum
  • When and by whom the Common Core Standards were developed
  • How many states have adopted the Common Core Standards as of 2015
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