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3rd Grade Guidance Lessons

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

September: Character trait: Respect-Treating others with courtesy and honor. Social skill: Play behavior. Habit 1,2

Read The Energy Bus: Discuss staying positive and overcoming challenges

Victim Center speaker

October: Character trait: Responsibility-Taking ownership of what you say and do. Social skills: Nonverbal communication, conversational skills. Habit 3,4, 5,6,7

Read: The Worst Day of My Life Ever: Discuss listening and following directions.

Read: Sally Sore Loser: A Story about Winning and Losing.

November: Character Trait: Citizenship-being loyal to your country. Social skill: How to handle emotions. Habits 1,2,34

Read Peer Pressure Gauge-Talk about how to stand up to peer pressure.

Read Emily Breaks Free-Discuss the importance of not taking part in bullying or being a bystander to try to gain approval.

December: Character trait: Compassion and Kindness-caring for others. Habit 5,6,7 Social skill: Self regulation

Read: The Tease Monster-discuss the difference between teasing and bullying.

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

Wilma Jean and the Worry Machine: Discuss rock problems (you can't change) vs play doh problems (you can change)

Read Rising Above the Storm Clouds: What it's like to forgive. Discuss the power of forgiveness.

February: Character trait: Honesty-being truthful in what you say and do. Social skill: Problem solving. Habit 5,6,7

Read Eli's Lie-O-Meter Discuss the importance of telling the truth.

Mind up lesson 1: Discuss parts of the brain and how they work.

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

Read Sneaky Weasel Discuss truth telling and integrity

Mind Up Lesson 2: Mindful awaereness, review how to handle anger

April: Character trait: Perseverance-demonstrating persistent determination. Social skill: flexibility. Habits 5,6,7

Mind up lesson 3: Core breathing practice, review parts of the brain and how to handle anger. Role play.

Read Don't Be Afraid to Drop-discuss having courage to face transition and change.

May: Character trait: Self-Discipline-training and conrolling of yourself. Social skill:Compliments

Minilesson-6 Career Paths, upcoming Career Day

Career Day presentations