• Counseling Core Curriculum


    Respecting Myself and Others

     During each lesson children will actively participate in puppet shows and activities geared toward the development of making new friends, appreciating differences and expressing feelings.  In addition, kindergarten students will begin
    learning about personal safety.

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     First Grade

    Making S'More Friends,
    A Camping Adventure
    In first grade there is an emphasis on making and keeping friends.  Children will go on a camping adventure in their classroom.  Sitting around the campfire, the students will learn to appreciate differences, express their feelings to
    friends and solve friendship problems.
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     Second Grade

    Friends Forever

    Developmental lessons begin by focusing on embracing all kinds of friends.  Skills and strategies are taught to help with initiating friendships and resolving conflicts.  Personal safety is also revisited.

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    Third Grade

    We Are the Same and Different

    The third grade curriculum is designed to allow students to understand and experience human diversity.  Throughout the lessons children learn the
    value of difference and individuality in culture.  Concepts of race and
    ethnicityare introduced and explored.  The third grade lessons also
    incorporate a culminating experiential activity developed to increase understanding through application and participation.

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    Fourth Grade

    I Can Handle It!

    Students in fourth grade work with the school counselor to understand and identify stress in their lives.  Students discuss the effects of stress, as well as stress management techniques.  The concept of multiple intelligences will also be introduced with a focus on career awareness.  Counselors will work with students as they transition to Skyview Upper Elementary School.

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