Let me get this out there right away. I love creating curriculum. The process of researching content, understanding big ideas, figuring out ways to organize content, and creating a student friendly format is such a good time.
In my grad course last semester on e-learning instructional design, I became aware of these cool videos on the ADDIE design method for curriculum. These short, amusing video animations quickly give you the nuts and bolts of curriculum development. Worth a look see for anyone planning out their summer curriculum writing.