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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