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Curriculum Preparation
An important consideration in a standards-based education system is the need for curriculum materials that support the instructional practices that are being implemented. In this section, actions and resources are recommended to support educators in developing curriculum and assessments that align with standards and instructional practices.

Read the Overview of Curriculum Preparation to learn more about the guidance provided in the Actions below.
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Plan Curriculum Development

Develop plans for curriculum development.

Resources

Overview of Plan Curriculum Development
Activity:Standards Alignment
Activity: Action Plan for Revising Curriculum

Curriculum Planning Tools

Develop curriculum planning tools for supporting standards and instruction.

Resources

Overview of Curriculum Planning Tools
Activity: Scope and Sequence
Activity: Unit Planning

Assessment Development

Develop a process for creating standards-based assessments.

Resources

Overview of Design Professional Learning
Activity: Identify Professional Learning Needs
Activity: Learning Designs
Activity: Action Plan for Professional Learning

To access content area-specific resources for use with the strategy and actions on this page, use the links below.