Supplementary & Functional Curriculum: Selection & Implementation


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Impairment of normal physical or mental functioning is:

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1. This 1990 law mandated that special needs students are entitled to a free and appropriate education:

2. An educational plan designed for special needs students based on their unique needs is:

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Determine how much you know about various approaches to curriculum in special education using this short quiz/worksheet assessment tool. You will need to be familiar with specific terms and practices regarding this subject in order to do well on this quiz.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

The following abilities will be measured when you use this assessment:

  • Selecting the word that describes the impairment of normal physical or mental functioning
  • Naming the law that entitles special education students to a free and appropriate education
  • Identifying the educational plan designed to address a special education student's unique needs
  • Stating which type of curriculum modifies or includes accommodations to existing curriculum
  • Understanding which type of curriculum focuses on life skills rather than academics

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the lesson, such as which word is used to reference impairment of physical or mental functioning
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding what educational plans for special education students are called
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about how the types of curriculum used in special education are described

Additional Learning

The lesson titled Supplementary & Functional Curriculum: Selection & Implementation can be used to increase your understanding of this topic. Details you will review in this lesson include:

  • What original law focused on the educational needs of disabled students
  • What the terms 'accommodations' and 'modifications' refer to in special education curriculum
  • An example of a modification that might be used in special education