Basic Curriculum I: Basic Needs

Chapter 1

Basic Curriculum I: Basic Needs

Goal: to learn basic curriculum development and creating lesson plans



Table of Contents

  1. Sequencing the Curriculum
  2. Principles of Growth and Development
  3. Developmentally Appropriate Practice
  4. Basic Needs, Maslow's Hierarchy
  5. Lesson Plans


Learning Objectives

After completing this class, the student will be able to:

  • list the rules for sequencing curriculum.
  • describe how you might address Maslow's Hierarchy of basic needs
  • implementing steps for creating lesson plans

You will also review Principles of Growth and Development and Developmentally Appropriate Practice for a better understanding on how they contribute to the creation of lesson plans.


NOTE: This course may reflect state-specific regulations. No information in this course supersedes any state regulations you need to follow. You must consult your state’s regulations when developing policies and procedures. Regulations for all states are accessible on the National Database of Child Care Licensing Regulations. Click on the link provided to view regulations in your state.