Counseling Curriculum

Classroom Lesson Calendar

Ms. Nawojchik and Ms. Gaeta visit classrooms monthly to teach academic, social/emotional and career lessons.  A variety of materials are used in lessons, including the SecondStep curriculum.

  K 1 2 3 4 5
September

Intro to counselor, learning to listen

Showing Kindness by being mindful of same or different

Intro to counselor, Focusing Attention

Being Assertive – Big Problem/Little Problem

Intro to counselor, learn about the brain Growth Mindset and more about the brain. Growth Mindset and more about the brain. Growth Mindset and more about the brain.
October Recognizing Bullying

Showing Kindness

Bully Prevention: Recognizing

 

Showing Kindness by Respecting Different Preferences Showing Kindness by Understanding Perspectives Showing Kindness by Showing Compassion Showing Kindness by Responding with Compassion
November

Reporting Bullying

 

Identifying Big and Little Problems

Bully Prevention: Refusing

Accidents and Apologizing: Solving Small Problems

Bullying:

Review Recognizing

Reporting

Bullying:

Review of 3 R’s

Bystander Power

Bullying:

Review of 3 R’s

Bystander Power

Bullying:

Review of 3 R’s

Bystander Power

December

Staying on Task

Feelings

Self-Talk for Calming Down Self-Talk for Focusing Planning to Learn: Begin With the End in Mind How Will My Mindset Grow?: Mindset Goal Setting How Will My Mindset Grow?: Mindset Goal Setting
January Doing your best work Accidents, making mistakes, apologizing Handling Making Mistakes Accepting Differences Avoiding Jumping to Conclusions Handling Put-Downs
February Doing your best work Calming down strong feelings Bystander Power Bystander Power Cyber-Bullying Cyber-Bullying
March Managing frustration Solving problems Managing Anger/Frustration Managing Stress Problem Solving Study Skills
April Calming down strong feelings Teamwork Makes the Dream Work Playing Fair Problem Solving Steps Handling Peer Pressure Dealing With Gossip
May Warm Fuzzies Careers Careers Careers Careers Careers
June Jobs at school Careers Careers Careers Careers Careers

*Class lessons may change based on need of students on each grade level.