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Classroom Lessons

  • Classroom Guidance Curriculum

    Kindergarten:  2016-2017

    Taught by Tammy Shaffer, School Counselor

    Lesson 1:  Counselor Introduction:  EA6

    Lesson 2:  The Importance of Being a Good Listener:  EA1, EP2

    Lesson 3:  Using Your Hands for Helping & Not Hurting:  EA1, EP4

    Lesson 4:  Using Kind Words When Talking With Others:  EA6, EP4

    Lesson 5:  Caring About Each Other’s Feelings:   EP1, EP2

    Lesson 6:  Being Responsible For Your Behavior:  EA1, EP1

    Lesson 7:  How to Handle Bullying Behavior:  EP1, EP6

    Lesson 8:  Understanding Feelings & How They Can Affect Learning; EA5, EC3

    Lesson 9:  How to Handle My Feelings & Learn Best At School:  EA6, EA7

    Lesson 10:  Learning Positive Ways to Solve Problems with Peers:  EC5, EP5

    Lesson 11:  Career Awareness:  EC1

    Lesson 12:  Transition – Preparing for the Next Grade:  EA1


    Classroom Guidance Curriculum

    Grades 1-2:  2016-2017

    Taught by Tammy Shaffer, School Counselor

    Lesson 1:  Counselor Introduction & Resources:  EP6

    Lesson 2:  The Importance of Respect:  EP1, EP3, EP4

    Lesson 3:  Basic Test Taking Skills:  EA2, EA9

    Lesson 4:  The Importance of Effort & Cooperation:  EA2, EC3, EA5, EP5

    Lesson 5:   How to Handle Bullying Behavior:  EP1, EP4

    Lesson 6:  Learning about Goal Setting:  EA3, EC6

    Lesson 7:  Making and Keeping Friends: EC2, EP2

    Lesson 8:  Learning About Peer Pressure & Ways to Handle It: EP9, EP11

    Lesson 9:  Learning Peaceful Ways to Solve Problems with Peers:  EP1, EP2, EP12

    Lesson 10:  Personal & Internet Safety:  EP5, EP6

    Lesson 11: Career Exploration:  EC1, EC8, EC12

    Lesson 12: Transition – Preparing for the Next Grade:  EA1


    Classroom Guidance Curriculum

    Grades 3-5:  2016-2017

    Taught by Tammy Shaffer, School Counselor

    Lesson 1:  Counselor Introduction & Resources:  EP6

    Lesson 2:  The Importance of Respect:  EP1

    Lesson 3:  Keys to School Success: EC2, EA1, EA3, EC2

    Lesson 4:  Working Cooperatively in Small & Large Groups:   EA8, EC7

    Lesson 5:  How to Handle Bullying Behavior:  EP4

    Lesson 6:  Internet Safety:  EP2, EP9, EP13

    Lesson 7:  Conflict Resolutions Strategies: EP5, EP9, EP12

    Lesson 8:  Career Exploration:  EC8, EC9, EC10

    Lesson 9:  SOL Testing Tips:  EA9, EA13

    Lesson 10: How to Handle Peer Pressure Part 1 (4th & 5th grades only):  EP11

    3rd Grade:  More SOL Testing Tips: EA9, EA13

    Lesson 11: How to Handle Peer Pressure Part 1 (3rd Grade): EP11

    How to Handle Peer Pressure Part Part 2 (4th Grade only):  EP12

    Grade 5 only:  Understanding the Dangers of Substance Use & Abuse: EP10

    Lesson 12: Transition – Preparing for the Next Grade:  EA14