Counselor Calendar

  • Fall Counseling Classroom Schedule

    Kindergarten

    August

    ~introductions~

    ~ counselor introduction lesson ~

    September

    AA5: Model a sense of belonging in the school environment.

    AA2: Display a positive attitude toward work and learning

    AS5: Exhibit creativity

    Value of Education Beautiful Opps” by Barney Saltzberg and watched a Classroom Dojo video regarding the Growth Mindset project (Episode #1)

    October

    SA2: Develop positive attitudes towards others as unique and worthy people.

    SE4: Create and sustain positive, supportive, and appropriate relationships with peers and adults that support success

     

    Friendship-  “Molly Lou Melon” by Patty Loven and “Friendshapes” by Amy Krouse Rosenthal

    November

    SK2: Compare and contrast healthy and unhealthy behaviors

    SK3: Distinguish appropriate behaviors for a variety of settings and situations

    Conflict Resolution—Kelso’s Choices (or Friends Stick Together” by Hannah Harrison)

     

    December

    SS2: Advocate for self in multiple settings using assertiveness skills

    SS5: Exercise personal safety skills, including refusal skills

     

    Personal Safety- Ruby Studio

    January

    CS3: Utilize internal and external resources to manage transitions and adapt to changing situations and responsibilities

    CS4: Communicate effectively using oral, written, and listening communication skills

    CE1: Participate in career and postsecondary institution exploration activities

     

    Careers

    “When I Grow Up” by Kim Mitzo Thompson

    (or Career Town-take college online tours.  Epic + 1st grade worksheet”)

    February

    SE1: Participate in service projects, service learning, and/or philanthropic activities

    SE2: Work effectively in diverse groups by developing and employing leadership and teamwork skills

     

    Team Work/Perseverance

    “Color Your World With Kindness” clip

    March-April

    AE1: Experience academic growth and success

    AS2: Work independently

     

    Self Esteem for Academics “Just a Duck” (What are you able to do now that you couldn’t do at the start of the year?  Reach higher on the board.  “The Girl Who Never Makes Mistakes”

     

    1st Grade

     

    August

    ~introductions~

    ~ counselor introduction lesson ~

    September

    AS3: Develop and practice effective technology skills

    AS4: Utilize resources to overcome barriers to learning

    AS7: Demonstrate critical thinking and decision making skills to make informed decisions

     

    Technology Safety/Responsibility & Resourcefulness Ellen Javernick’s “What If Everybody Did That”

    October

    SS3: Demonstrate empathy toward others

    SA3: Respect diversity in culture, perspectives, values, and experiences

    SA4: Recognize each person is a part of a diverse local and global community

    Empathy & Diversity: “Chocolate Milk, Porfavor” by Marie Dismondy

    November

    SS4: Effectively collaborate with others, cooperate with diverse perspectives, and communicate effectively in a variety of situations

    Conflict Resolution: BrainPop Video about conflict resolution and group work to review the STEPS

    December

    SS2: Advocate for self in multiple settings using assertiveness skills

    SS5: Exercise personal safety skills, including refusal skills

     

    Personal Safety- Ruby Studio

    January

    CK1: CK1. Research and appraise characteristics of a variety of traditional and nontraditional occupations

    CK3: Articulate the importance of responsibility, dependability, punctuality, integrity, and effort in the workplace

    CA1: Develop and articulate postsecondary education and career aspiration

    CA2: Articulate that career development occurs across the lifespan

     

     

    Careers

    “What Shoes Will You Wear?” by Julia Cook

    February

    SS9: Select and utilize appropriate coping skills in the face of a specific challenge.

    Coping Skills/Self Regulation

    “Clark the Shark”

    March

    AA1: Improve academic self-concept

    AA4: Apply self-motivation and self-direction to learning

     

    Self Esteem: “Clorinda”

     

    2st Grade

     

    August

    ~introductions~

    ~ counselor introduction lesson ~

    September

    AS1: Use test-taking, time management, organizational, and study skills to improve academic achievement

    AS6: Set, evaluate progress toward, and achieve long and short term goals

    AA3: Develop high expectations for achievement

     

    Goals: Sesame Street video on “Growth Mindset”

    October

    SS7: Positively manage behavior and choices by applying self-discipline and self-control

    SS8: Persevere through challenges to achieve goal     

    Perseverance & Self-Discipline: Sesame Street’s “The Power of Yet” video and read “How to Catch a Star” by Oliver Jeffers

    November

    SS6: Assume responsibility for choices and consequences

    Conflict Resolution-Kelso’s Choices

    December

    SS2: Advocate for self in multiple settings using assertiveness skills

    SS5: Exercise personal safety skills, including refusal skills

    Personal Safety- Ruby Studio

    January

    CE4: Participate in college and career assessments

    CA3: Reflect on progress toward goals, display a growth mindset, and accept feedback to improve knowledge, skills, and abilities in order to meet goals

    CS1: Develop skills to locate, evaluate and interpret career information

    CK2: Articulate how personal abilities, skills, interests, and motivations influence values, choices, and plans

     

    Careers

    “Who Will I Be?” by Abby Huntsman

    February

    SE3: Explore cultural, ethnic, philosophical, or demographical differences in a safe, positive, and nurturing environment

    SA1: Develop positive attitudes toward self as a unique and worthy person

     

    Acceptance

    “Pete the Cat & the New Guy”

    March

    AK2: . Describe the benefits of education for career, life management, and personal and professional satisfaction

    AK3: Articulate belief that postsecondary education and life-long learning are necessary for long-term career success

    AA6: Build aspirations for postsecondary education and training

     

    Goal Setting and College

    Molly Moon’s Ice Cream Shop Clip

    Careeronestop.org

    Excellent Work-Molly Moon Ice Cream Shop

    Ecampus tours. “Career Day” by the Bazillions 2m Youtube

     

    3rd Grade Standards

    August

    ~introductions~

    ~ counselor introduction lesson ~

    September

    AA1: Improve academic self-concept

    AA5: Model a sense of belonging in the school environment

    AS2: Work independently

    Value of Education: “Kid President: Pep Talk for Teachers and Students (Pot of Success)

    October

    SS1: Develop positive attitudes toward self as a unique and worthy person

    SK2: Compare and contrast healthy and unhealthy behaviors

    Respect & Empathy: “Making tough choices with kid president”

    November

    SA1: Develop positive attitudes toward self as a unique and worthy person

    SE3: Explore cultural, ethnic, philosophical, or demographical differences in a safe, positive, and nurturing environment

    Self-Acceptance & Diversity: Post-It Note Game (Next year we’ll use: “The Only One Club”

    December

    SS2: Advocate for self in multiple settings using assertiveness skills

    SS5: Exercise personal safety skills, including refusal skills

     

    Personal Safety- Ruby Studio

    January

    CK3: Articulate the importance of responsibility, dependability, punctuality, integrity, and effort in the workplace

    CS4: Communicate effectively using oral, written, and listening communication skills

    CA3: Reflect on progress toward goals, display a growth mindset, and accept feedback to improve knowledge, skills, and abilities in order to meet goals

    CE1: Participate in career and postsecondary institution exploration activities

     

     

    Goal Setting

    “The Most Magnificent Thing”

    February

    SA2: Develop positive attitudes towards others as unique and worthy people

    SA4: Recognize each person is a part of a diverse local and global community

    Acceptance

    “The Only One Club”

    March-April

    AE1: Experience academic growth and success

    AE2: Engage and persevere in challenging coursework

    AS5: Exhibit creativity     

    Test Prep

    “Thank you, Mr. Falker” Ned Show Lesson

    (If You’re So Smart, Why Can’t You Spell Mississippi?” to show different ways of learning) (Youtube Grit-Kid on a bike going uphill) (“The Dot” book) (“Ish” book w/ print out Tree(ish)) (Line Lessons-Flower to give teacher) 

     

    4th Grade Standards

     

    August

    ~introductions~

    ~ counselor introduction lesson ~

    September

    AA2: Display a positive attitude toward work and learning

    AA4: Apply self-motivation and self-direction to learning

    AS6: Set, evaluate progress toward, and achieve long and short term goals

     

    Value of Education (Education is a Gift Video & Marshmallow Tower)

    October

    SA3: Respect diversity in culture, perspectives, values, and experiences

    SS3: Demonstrate empathy toward others

    Respect & Empathy: Empathy video

    November

    SK3: Distinguish appropriate behaviors for a variety of settings and situations

    SS4: Effectively collaborate with others, cooperate with diverse perspectives, and communicate effectively in a variety of situations

     

     

    Bully Prevention Bullying Jeopardy

    December

    SS2: Advocate for self in multiple settings using assertiveness skills

    SS5: Exercise personal safety skills, including refusal skills

     

    Personal Safety- Ruby Studio

    January

    CS1: Develop skills to locate, evaluate and interpret career information

    CA1: Develop and articulate postsecondary education and career aspiration

    CK1: Research and appraise characteristics of a variety of traditional and nontraditional occupations

    CK2: Articulate how personal abilities, skills, interests, and motivations influence values, choices, and plans

     

     

    Careers

    Paws In Job Land CFNC.org

    2019: “Who Will I Be” by Abby Huntsman

    February

    SS7: Positively manage behavior and choices by applying self-discipline and self-control

    SS8: Persevere through challenges to achieve goals

     

    Perseverance – “It’s Tough To Lose Your Balloon”  “Mistakes that Worked”

    March

    AS3: Develop and practice effective technology skills

    AS1: Use test-taking, time management, organizational, and study skills to improve academic achievement

     

    Test Prep

    “Miss. Malarkey” + Rap Song

    “Betsy’s Busy Week”
    What type of learner are you?
    Why, When, Where, & How should you study? 

     

    5th Grade Standards

    August

    ~introductions~

    ~ counselor introduction lesson ~

    September

    AA3: Develop high expectations for achievement

    AS4: Utilize resources to overcome barriers to learning

    AS7: Demonstrate critical thinking and decision making skills to make informed decisions

     

    Goal Setting: Olympian Kerry Simmonds

    October

    SE4: Create and sustain positive, supportive, and appropriate relationships with peers and adults that support success

    SS9: Select and utilize appropriate coping skills in the face of a specific challenge

     

    Friendships: Positive Qualities Group Exercise

    November

    SS6: Assume responsibility for choices and consequences

    SS10: Appropriately utilize social medial to enhance learning, develop positive relationships, communicate, and engage in age appropriate entertainment     

     

    Acceptance: “The Invisible Boy” by Trudy Ludwig & Group Work Participating in Digital Communities

    December

    SS2: Advocate for self in multiple settings using assertiveness skills

    SS5: Exercise personal safety skills, including refusal skills

     

    Personal Safety- Ruby Studio

    January

    CK2: Articulate how personal abilities, skills, interests, and motivations influence values, choices, and plans

    CK4: Research and summarize the education and training needed to achieve specified career goals

    CE4: Participate in college and career assessments

    CS3: Utilize internal and external resources to manage transitions and adapt to changing situations/responsibilities

     

     

    Careers “Journey” by Aaron Becker + Survey

    2019: “Who Will I Be”

    February

    SK1: Develop and articulate personal values, attitudes, and beliefs

    SE1: Participate in service projects, service learning, and/or philanthropic activities

    SE2: Work effectively in diverse groups by developing and employing leadership and teamwork skills

     

    Cooperation

    “Stone Soup” by Jon J. Muth + Cup Activity

     

    March

    AA6: Build aspirations for postsecondary education and training      

    AK2: Describe the benefits of education for a career, life management, and personal and professional satisfaction

    AK3: Articulate belief that postsecondary education and life-long learning are necessary for long-term career success

     

     

    Goal Setting

    “Real Kids, Real Stories, Real Change”

    Once paper: (NOW/WANT/DO TO GET THERE)

     

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