Cedar Ridge Elementary

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  •                                                                                                 2nd Grade Guidance Lessons

     

    August: Meet the Counselor Lunches-What does a counselor do in our school?

    September:  Character trait: Respect: Treating others with courtesy and honor. Social Skills-Play behaviors  Habit 1,2   Stories: How Grinner Became a Winner 1,2

                          I can be a winner! I can show I'm a winner!   

                          Victim Center speaker

     

    October:  Character trait: Responsibility: Taking ownership of what you say and do.  Social Skills-Nonverbal communication, conversational skills Habit 5,6,7

                     How Grinner Became a Winner stories 3,4, 5,6 : I can show I'm a Winner, I can start like a winner, I can finish like a winner

     

    November:  Character trait: Citizenship: Being loyal to your country. Social Skill: How to handle emotions.  Habit 1,2 Discussion.

                         Read The Grouchies: How does a bad mood affect others.  Read Tom the Turkey with the Terrible Temper. Discuss how to deal with anger.

     

    December: Character trait: Compassion and kindness-Caring for others. Social skill: Self regulation.  Habits 5,6,7

                       Read: The Band-aid Chicken   How not to be a bully bystander.

                       Read Every Kindness-You rock activity

     

    January: Character trait: Commitment-Being true to your word. Social skill: Problem solving. Habit 1,2,3,4

                    Read Wilma Jean and the Worry Machine: How to handle worry.

                    Read Bully Beans. Discuss ways to cope with bullying.

     

    February: Character trait: Honesty-being truthful in what you say and do.  Social skill: Problem solving. Habit 5,6

                     Read I Can't Believe You Said That!  Talk about honesty and bragging.

                     Mind up lesson 1: Discover parts of your brain and how they work.

     

    March: Character trait: Cooperation: Working together toward a common goal. Social Skill: Compliments  Habit 1,2,3,4

                 Read:  Don't Pop Your Balloon, How to Handle Anger.

                 Mind Up Lesson 2: Parts of your brain and mindful awareness. How to handle anger.

     

    April:  Character  trait: Perseverance-demonstrating persistent determination. Social skill: Flexibility  Habit 5,6

                 Mind Up Lesson 3: Core practice, controlling breathing. Review parts of the brain and how to handle anger, role play.

                 Spaghetti toes relaxation activity.

                 Mind Up Lesson 4: Mindful listening and seeing, what's that sound and I Spy.

     

    May:  Character trait: Self-discipline: Training and control of yourself. Social skill: Compliments

               Minilesson: Career paths, upcoming Career Day

              Career Day speakers

     

     

     

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