Communication and Guidance Teacher Resources
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Risky Online Relationships
The Internet can be a place where both positive and negative interactions happen. Begin the discussion with a talk about positive and negative encounters before defining some related terms for your class. Next, ask your class to pretend to be an individual in a tricky situation.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 26 Views 18 Downloads CCSS: Designed
Students investigate the life changing events that can take place in the life of a school age child. They conduct class discussion about some examples of life changing events. The lesson is targeted towards counseling or opening days of the school year.
K Social Studies & History 5 Views 32 Downloads
Berghuis v Thomkins: Is This the Will of the People? (Criminal’s Rights)
"You have the right to remain silent. . ." But should a suspect exercise that right? Should laws establish and defend the rights of an individual or reflect the will of "the people?" After reading and annotating a series of primary source documents related to court cases that have altered a suspect's Miranda rights to silence and counsel, class members tackle the question of whether these policies are "the best policy for our nation.
10th - 12th Social Studies & History 29 Views 28 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Eighth graders are exposed to different types of media in order to investigate the tendency of being exposed to a set of values that run contrary to conservative values. They role play a television program in order to communicate the values of the writers.
8th Social Studies & History 14 Views 78 Downloads
Goals, goals, goals
Students discover the benefits of setting goals for themselves. In this guidance lesson, students work together as a class to identify goals. Students then investigate options for attaining their goals and discover the relevance of goal setting in their academic work.
K - 8th Social Studies & History 39 Views 179 Downloads
Finding My Pathway
Eighth graders engage in a lesson that is concerned with the acquiring of skills necessary to make informed career choices. They examine the type of language that should be acquired for communication in the workplace. They also have class discussion about written journal entries.
8th Social Studies & History 8 Views 56 Downloads
Assessing Personal Plan of Study for Life-Long Learning
Twelfth graders examine and evaluate their personal education plans and discuss the importance of life-long learning. They discuss personal education plans and goals and reflect on their own plans, complete a Personal Plan of Study Review worksheet, and write a letter to themselves about the benefits of planning for the future and their life goals that will be mailed to them in five years by the school counselor.
12th 21st Century Skills 25 Views 80 Downloads
Helping Adolescents Deal with Peer Pressure
Designed by a mental health center, this presentation is meant to educate educators how to help teens face peer pressure. Tips are provided for identifying at-risk youth and bullying situations. This would be a poignant topic to include in a professional development session with your school faculty and staff.
12th Health 53 Views 116 Downloads
Let's Review for Better Achievement
Seventh graders create goals using two or more skills they have identified to help them improve academic achievement. They discuss the question: What choices do you make that affect your grades? Students listen to the story of Sam the Slacker.
7th Social Studies & History 17 Views 48 Downloads
It's Magic: Understanding the Roles, Responsibilities, and Requirements of Workers
Fifth graders investigate the world of work in relation to knowledge of self and to make informed career decisions. Then they break into groups to complete the training and education for two careers selected from a listing in the lesson. Students also report their findings to the class and write a letter to themselves highlighting what they learned about themselves as well as about finding and using information in the work world.
5th 21st Century Skills 4 Views 22 Downloads
These Are A Few of My Favorite and Not So Favorite Things
Students identify likes and dislikes at home and school. Then they identify the relationship between training and the world of work. Students also discover and evaluate patterns and relationships in information, ideas and structures. Finally, they draw one favorite and one least favorite activity to do at school and home.
K Language Arts 3 Views 24 Downloads
"I Will Do It!"
Second graders identify effective work habits. They choose 2 work habits that they personally want to practice for a week. Students are asked: "What kinds of work or study habits are most helpful to the individual person to use in many settings?
2nd 21st Century Skills 8 Views 27 Downloads
Talk is Cheap: Part 2
Second graders examine and discuss different goals that lead to learner success. They discuss the story of "The Tortoise and the Hare," and discuss different goals and scenarios on a handout. Students then write a personal learning goal and a strategy for meeting their goal.
2nd Social Studies & History 3 Views 26 Downloads
Acting Like a Third Grader (Part 1)
Third graders, after brainstorming the positive and negative types of behaviors, become aware of the right and wrong way to behave as a third grader. They perform a skit that demonstrates the skills and behaviors used by third grade students to succeed.
3rd Language Arts 7 Views 36 Downloads
What's In Your Bag?
Guess what is in the bag! Use this lesson at the beginning of the year to discuss appropriate items for 4th grade students to have in school. Each group develops a list of appropriate items as well as inappropriate items, and discusses why they are appropriate and inappropriate.
4th Social Studies & History 9 Views 33 Downloads
Resume Guide: A Worksheet and Sample Resumes for the Job Applicant
Furnish your job seekers with a resume-building worksheet that details the kind of information they must collect and shows them how to format this information into an effective resume. Sample resumes, reference lists, and lists of action words and phrases that may be used to enliven the qualifications section are also provided.
11th 21st Century Skills 29 Views 92 Downloads
The Learning Book (Part 2)
First graders examine and discuss the skills needed to be an effective learner. They sing "The Learning Song" to the tune of London Bridge is Falling Down, and complete a Learning Book activity sheet. Each student draws a picture of the different learning strategies and staple the pictures together to make a book.
1st Social Studies & History 3 Views 18 Downloads
Our Classroom Party
Students are shown the importance of planning events in the context for having a class party. The counselor comes to the class to take a survey of how many students are interested to have a party. The teacher can use this instructional activity to help plan school events.
K Social Studies & History 3 Views 6 Downloads