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Guidance Counselors: Working with Scatter Plots

For Teachers 8th - 10th Standards
Scatter plots are a great way to connect data with a visual model. Learners look at wages earned depending on education level and determine if there is a correlation between the two. The worksheet includes short answers they must discuss...
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Who Can Help Me At School?

For Teachers 6th
As a way to explore the roles of community helpers, learners take pictures of people who work at their school. This lesson, in which pupils take pictures of the principal, custodian, guidance counselor, media specialist, etc. and...
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Journalism: Foreign Language Summer Program for Teens

For Teachers 10th - 12th
Learners research the new Foreign Language Academy and other free summer programs at colleges for teens. They write features stories about the opportunities and interview deans and university officials. Students also interview school...
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What’s the Plan?

For Teachers 9th Standards
What classes should pupils take to achieve their college and career goals? Explore the options through a lesson designed with the future in mind. Fifth in a series of six college and career readiness lesson plans, the activity challenges...
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What Are My Options?

For Teachers 10th Standards
Where do I go from here? Start sophomores off on the right path using an activity designed with the future in mind. The final lesson in a five-part career readiness series helps individuals decide what's important to them before they...
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Due Dates, Deadlines, and Decisions

For Teachers 11th Standards
Share the secrets of successful post secondary planning! While completing part four of a six-part career and college readiness lessons, scholars create an events calendar for their junior and senior years. Topics include the college...
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The Next 6 Years

For Teachers 7th Standards
Six years seems like a long time when you're in seventh grade! But, graduation is closer than they think! The sixth and final college and career readiness lesson plan gets scholars focused on the courses they need to take throughout the...
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Student Loans

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
If your learners are college bound, they'll need a lesson about student loans and personal finance before they step into their dorm room. A four-day lesson guides high schoolers through the process of budgeting for college, as well as...
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Planning for Middle and High School

For Teachers 7th Standards
So, what's the plan? Seventh graders begin their college and career journey in the first of six lessons. After creating their online profiles on a career resource website, individuals conduct extensive research to determine the courses...
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SAT and ACT – How Equitable Are They?

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Test the test takers' knowledge of statistics about data from the SAT and ACT tests. Future collegians explore the idea of gender and racial bias in high-stakes college admissions exams. They analyze historical data on average scores by...
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Jackie Robinson Taught Us More Than Baseball

For Teachers K - 5th
Students listen to a read aloud of Peter Golenbock's Teammates, and answer questions posed by a teacher or guidance counselor.
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Who Will Wear the Hat? Who Will Use the Tool?

For Teachers K - 3rd
Students determine that there are nontraditional careers for their gender. In this gender equity lesson, students along with the guidance counselor discuss different jobs and vocations by looking at associated tools and props. Students...
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Opportunity Knocks, But It Costs, Too!

For Teachers 6th
Sixth graders write a reflection piece, outlining each of the decision-making steps they have used and what decision they have decided upon, which includes possible solutions, as well as possible outcomes for each solution. They also...
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Assessing Personal Plan of Study for Life-Long Learning

For Teachers 12th
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...
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Goal-Setting and Decision-Making

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Whether you're setting financial goals, educational goals, or physical goals, a helpful resource has it all. The packet comes with background information on how to implement goal-setting skills in the classroom, as well as a variety of...
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Tic Tac Toe Do's and Don'ts

For Teachers 4th
Fourth graders listen as the counselor reads statements. They receive a tic-tac-toe worksheet and complete it with two different color crayons. Students look at the overhead projector and check their tic-tac-toe game card. They discuss...
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Life-Changing Events How Families Change

For Teachers K
Students draw a picture of their family, tell about their family and changes that have recently occurred. The counselor discusses that divorce, birth of a baby, marriage, and death can affect the dynamics of a family. Students may listen...
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Traveling the Career Paths (Part 1)

For Teachers K
Students are quizzed by the counselor as a class asking them to match jobs with career paths. They discuss and analyze why there are so many different types of work out in the world. Puppets illustrate for the students various career...
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What Is Important to Me?

For Teachers 10th - 12th
Students respond to prompt with awareness of personal value of possessions. They list the criteria used to determine worth and value. They listen and ask questions or add comments and check their own measures of value with those the...
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What is Comfortable and Uncomfortable Touch?

For Teachers K
Students fill in a worksheet that shows their ability to determine the difference between safe and unsafe touch after a counselor demonstrates with stuffed animals. They cut and paste cards that show situations and place them in the...
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How Much Does Smoking Really Cost?

For Teachers 5th
Fifth graders discuss their future plans with the counselor and then complete the True/False survey. They read through the tobacco fact sheet and answer questions asked by the counselor. As a group, they calculate the cost per cigarette...
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Our Classroom Party

For Teachers K
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...
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Acting Out Respect

For Teachers 5th
Fifth graders explore, analyze and study interacting with others in ways that respect individual and group differences. They assess how to exhibit mutual respect and compromise in relationships through a teacher and counselor scenario...
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Middle School Here I Come!

For Teachers 5th
Fifth graders engage in a lesson that is concerned with the transition to middle school with the help of the school counselor. They are taught about the requirements of changing to different classes throughout the day and practice...

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