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    February & March
    Careers
      CAREER WEEK: March 23rd - 27th
     
     

    Grade Level

    Expectation

    Classroom Guidance Activity

    Kindergarten

    Identify role and responsibilities of family members in the world of work.

    Students identified the six different career paths. Students mentioned family members and family friends who worked in each part of the six different career paths.

    1st Grade

    Identify workers in the local community related to the six (6) career paths

    Students discussed the six different career paths. Students made posters of the different jobs that can be found in each career path.

    2nd Grade

    Identify and compare roles and responsibilities of workers within the community. Identify the skills needed by workers in the community.

    Students identified businesses within a six mile radius of the school. Students put each business into one of the six different career paths.

    3rd Grade

    Explain what workers do and need to know in various careers

    Students explored the skills of the workers of six different career paths.

    4th Grade

    Relate current student learning to each of the six career paths. Outline the training and educational requirements for a variety of careers.

    Students took a journey through “Careerville.” During their journey, they were able to distinguish the differences and similarities amongst the six different career paths.

    5th Grade

    Compare and contrast the roles and responsibilities of workers within the six career paths.

    Students used a graphic organizer to compare and contrast jobs. Students were able to know the education and/or skills needed to perform each job.

     
     
     
    December & January
    Friendships
     Friendship
     
     Grade Level 
    Expectation
     Classroom Guidance Activity
     Kindergarten Demonstrate how to be a friend.
    Book Reading: Rainbow Fish
    Students helped create "Griffith's Rainbow Fish," by drawing a picture in the scale that represents their interpretation of friendship .
     1st Grade
    Demonstrate the ability to be a friend
    Book Reading: Rainbow Fish
    Students helped create "Griffith's Rainbow Fish," by drawing a picture in the scale that represents their interpretation of friendship.
     2nd Grade
    Identify and demonstrate the interpersonal skills needed to make and keep a friend
    Book Reading: Rainbow Fish
    Students helped create "Griffith's Rainbow Fish," by drawing a picture in the scale that represents their interpretation of friendship.
     3rd Grade  
    Identify the interpersonal skills necessary to build quality relationships
    Students learned a key part of friendship, "Emapthy." Students defined "empathy" in their own words and learned the acronym, "WRIAS" to help remember ways of showing "empathy."
    4th Grade

    Demonstrate respect for others' personal opinion and ideas

    Students learned a key part of friendship, "Emapthy." Students defined "empathy" in their own words and learned the acronym, "WRIAS" to help remember ways of showing "empathy."
    5th Grade
    Exhibit mutual respect and compromise in relationships
    Students learned a key part of friendship, "Emapthy." Students defined "empathy" in their own words and learned the acronym, "WRIAS" to help remember ways of showing "empathy."
    Students in grades 3-5 watched this youtube video, Empathy Can Change the World, prior to the start of lesson. 
     
    October & November
     Feelings
     
    Feelings Bulletin Board
     Grade Level 
    Expectation
     Classroom Guidance Activity
     KindergartenIdentify Basic Feelings 
    Book Reading:
    Today I Feel Silly & Other Moods That Make My Day
     1st Grade
     Identify a variety of feelings
    Book Reading:
    Today I Feel Silly & Other Moods That Make My Day
     2nd Grade
    Express a variety of feelings
    Book Reading:
    Today I Feel Silly & Other Moods That Make My Day
     3rd Grade  
    Identify positive characteristics for personal growth
    "All About Me" Activity
    4th Grade
    Recognize positive self-talk and communicate personal thoughts and feelings
    "All About Me" Activity
    5th Grade
    Demonstrate the personal characteristics to maintain a positive self-concept
    "All About Me" Activity
     
    August & September
    Who's your School Counselor? And how can she help me?
     Meet Your School Counselor
    My name is Ms. Coleman. I am your school counselor.
    I can help you in all of these ways and more.
    Tell your parents, grandparents, guardians, or teachers if you want to talk to me.
    You can come see me in my office in room 22.
    I’m always happy to talk with you!
     Ms Potato Head
    Grade Level   Expectations
     KindergartenIdentify the school counselor.
     1st Grade
    Identify ways in which the school counselor can help students.
     2nd Grade
    Explain ways in which a school counselor can help students.
     3rd Grade
    Identify the goals of the school counselor.
    4th Grade
    Explain the goals of the school counselor.
    5th Grade
    Identify ways in which the school counselor help students beyond elementary school.