Counseling Curriculum

Year At A Glance

Elementary School

Curriculum Guidance



Grade Level

August

Guidance Curriculum 

Scope & Sequence Chart

PreK-4

Facilitate for Teachers: Mandated Reporter Training, Bullying/ Harassment Training, and Suicide Prevention Training

PS:C1.2, PS:C1.3, PS:C1.5, PS:C1.6

PreK-4

Individual Counseling:  Help Kids get adjusted back in school

ALL INDICATORS on PERSONAL/ SOCIAL DEVELOPMENT DOMAIN

K-5

PreK-4

Assist with implementation of Backpack Blessing Program

PS:C1.6

K-4

RTI Meetings/ 504 Meetings

A:B1.4, A:B1.5, A:B2.1, A:B2.6



Grade Level

September

Guidance Curriculum 

Scope & Sequence Chart

K-4

Family Success Center & Large Group Counseling

(Body safety/ abuse, anger management, internet safety)

PS:C1.2, PS:C1.3, PS: C1.4, PS: C1.5, PS: C1.6, PS: C1.7, PS:C1.11

K-4

Small Group Guidance:  Adjusting to a new environment

PS:A1.5, PS:A1.11, PS:A1.12, PS:B1.2, PS:C1.7, PS:C1.10, PS:C1.11

PreK-4

Individual Counseling:  Based on student needs

ALL INDICATORS on ACADEMIC, CAREER, AND PERSONAL/ SOCIAL DEVELOPMENT DOMAINS

K-5

K-4

RTI Meetings

A:B1.4, A:B1.5, A:B2.1, A:B2.6





Grade Leve

October

Guidance Curriculum 

Scope & Sequence Chart

PreK-4

Large Group Guidance:  Drug Prevention Program 

Peer Helper Lesson Plans--Lesson 3


PS:A1.6, PS:A1.7, PS:B1.5, PS:B1.8, PS:C1.1, PS:C1.2, PS:C1.3, PS:C1.4 PS:C1.7, PS:C1.8

PreK-4

Red Ribbon Week Activities:  

Dress-Up to anti-drug themes

(Community Involvement: Etowah County Sheriff’s Department)

PS:A1.6, PS:B1.2, A:A3.4, PS:C1.2, PS:C1.7, PS:C1.8

K-4

Small Group Guidance:  Children of Incarcerated Families 

PS:A1.5, PS:A1.11, PS:A1.12, PS:B1.2, PS:C1.7, PS:C1.10, PS:C1.11

PreK-4

Individual Counseling:  Based on student needs

ALL INDICATORS on ACADEMIC, CAREER, AND PERSONAL/ SOCIAL DEVELOPMENT DOMAINS

K-5

K and 1

Fire Prevention Week 

(Local Fire Dept. visits and gives presentation)

PS:C1.1, PS:C1.6

K-4

RTI Meetings

A:B1.4, A:B1.5, A:B2.1, A:B2.6



Grade Level

November

Guidance Curriculum 

Scope & Sequence Chart

All Grades World Kindness Day 11/13/2020
Schoolwide Activities for the month of November

 PS: C1.2, PS:A2.1-8 
PS:B1.2, PS:B1.7, PS:B1.8

PreK and K

Respecting our Differences
The Sneetches and Other Stories, by Dr. Seuss

PS:A1.1,2,6,7,8

PS:A2.1,7,8

PS: C1.3

1

Peer Helper Portal, Lesson 6, My choices Make a difference.
Wrinkled Heart Activity

PS:A2.1-8
PS:B1.2, PS:B1.7, PS:B1.8

2

Peer Helper Portal, Lesson 6, My choices Make a difference.
Wrinkled Heart Activity

PS:A2.1-8
PS:B1.2, PS:B1.7, PS:B1.8

3

Peer Helper Portal: Lesson 6, My Choices Affect Others.
Wrinkled Heart Activity

PS:A2.1-8
PS:B1.2, PS:B1.7, PS:B1.8

4

Peer Helper Portal: Lesson 6, My Character Traits
Wrinkled Heart Activity

A:A1.1, A:B1.1, PS:A1.10, PS: A2.2

PreK-4

Small Group Guidance:  Behavior Management

PS:A1.1,5,6,8,9,10

PS:A2.1,2,6,7

PS:B1.2,3,4,5,6

PreK-4

Individual Counseling:  Based on student needs

ALL INDICATORS on ACADEMIC, CAREER, AND PERSONAL/ SOCIAL DEVELOPMENT DOMAINS

K-5


RTI Meetings

A:B1.4, A:B1.5, A:B2.1, A:B2.6

PreK-4

Canned Food Drive November 2-13, 2020


PreK-4

ALABAMA SCHOOL COUNSELING ASSOCIATION CONFERENCE—enriches counseling program with new ideas and resources

ALL INDICATORS ON ALL DOMAINS



Grade Level

       December

Guidance Curriculum 

Scope & Sequence Chart

PreK and K

“Pine Tree’s Great Surprise”

A story on friendship and compassion

PS:A1.2, PS:A2.8

1

“Angelina’s Christmas”

A story on friendship and compassion

(Compassion Project)

PS: A1.2, PS: A2.3, PS:A2.8

2

“The Sparkling Box”

A story on friendship and compassion

(Compassion Project)

PS: A1.2, PS: A2.3, PS:A2.8

3

"How The Grinch Stole Christmas"
How to make the Grinch Grin (Kindness towards others; how to bring joy to those in need; wants vs. needs)

A:C1.6, C:A1.6, C:B1.7, C:C2.1

4

"How The Grinch Stole Christmas"
How to make the Grinch Grin (Kindness towards others; how to bring joy to those in need; wants vs. needs)

PS: A1.2, PS: A2.3, PS:A2.8

PreK-4

Small Group Guidance:  Behavior Management

PS:A1.1,5,6,8,9,10

PS:A2.1,2,6,7

PS:B1.2,3,4,5,6

PreK-4

Individual Counseling:  Based on student needs

ALL INDICATORS on ACADEMIC, CAREER, AND PERSONAL/ SOCIAL DEVELOPMENT DOMAINS

K-5

K-4

Christmas Assistance


K-4

RTI Meetings

A:B1.4, A:B1.5, A:B2.1, A:B2.6



Grade Level

            January

Guidance Curriculum 

Scope & Sequence Chart

PreK

Harry B. Wigglebottom Learns about Bullying

PS:A1.6, PS:A1.7, PS:A2.7, PS:B1.3

K

Band-Aid Chicken Book and Puppet Activity (focuses on Bullying Prevention)

PS:A1.6, PS:A1.7, PS:A2.7, PS:B1.3

1

“Stop Picking on Me”  Book and Discussion  (focuses on Bullying Prevention) 

PS:A1.6, PS:A1.7, PS:A2.7, PS:B1.3

2

“The Flower and the Caterpillar”

A story on self-worth and bullying

PS:A1.1,2,3,5,6

 PS:A2.3,4,8


3 and 4

“Bullies Are A Pain in the Brain” DVD and discussion (focuses on Bullying Prevention)

PS:A1.9, PS:B1.1, PS:C1.4, PS:C1.5, PS:C1.9

K-4

Small Group:  Divorce

PS:A1.4, PS:A1.5, PS:A1.11, PS:A1.12, PS:A2.5, PS:C1.10

PreK-4

Individual Counseling:  Based on student needs

ALL INDICATORS on ACADEMIC, CAREER, AND PERSONAL/ SOCIAL DEVELOPMENT DOMAINS

K-5

K-4

RTI MEETINGS

A:B1.4, A:B1.5, A:B2.1, A:B2.6



Grade Level

       February

Guidance Curriculum 

Scope & Sequence Chart

PreK

“The Way I Feel” (Expressing Feelings/ Social Skills)

PS:A1.1, PS:A1.5, PS:A2.6, PS:A2.7

K

“The Dog Who had Kittens”  Book and Puppet  Activity  (Friendship/ Accepting Differences)

PS:A1.1, PS:A1.6, PS:A2.1, PS:A2.3, PS:A2.4, PS:A2.8, PS:B1.7

1

Crayon Game 

(Discussion of Accepting Differences)

PS:A1.1, PS:A1.6, PS:A2.1, PS:A2.3, PS:A2.4, PS:A2.8, PS:B1.7

2

“Elmer”  Book and Coloring Activity 

(Accepting Differences)

PS:A1.1, PS:A1.6, PS:A2.1, PS:A2.3, PS:A2.4, PS:A2.8, PS:B1.7

3

Understanding and Expressing Feelings Appropriately (Coloring Book Trick and Wheel of Fortune Game)

PS:A1.9, PS: A1.11


Watch Video:  “The Power of One” (Accepting Differences and Bullying)

PS:A1.9,10,11

PS:B1.1,11

PS:C1.9

K-4

Character Education Daily, Weekly Recognition for GOOD Character traits (Bucket Filling), Monthly Recognition for Good Citizenship student (STAR STUDENT LUNCH)

ALL INDICATORS on ACADEMIC, CAREER, AND PERSONAL/ SOCIAL DEVELOPMENT DOMAINS

K-5

K-4

Small Group:  Divorce

PS:A1.4, PS:A1.5, PS:A1.11, PS:A1.12, PS:A2.5, PS:C1.10

PreK-4

Individual Counseling:  Based on student needs

ALL INDICATORS on ACADEMIC, CAREER, AND PERSONAL/ SOCIAL DEVELOPMENT DOMAINS

K-5

K-4

RTI MEETINGS

A:B1.4, A:B1.5, A:B2.1, A:B2.6



Grade Level

                      March

Guidance Curriculum 

Scope & Sequence Chart

PreK and K

Career Awareness: Puppets

C:A1.2,3

C:A2.7,9

C:B1.2

1 and 2

Career Awareness: Active Listening Skills

(make link between academic success and career goals)

A:A1.2

C:A2.7,9

C:B2.1

C:C1.1

“How Do You Spell Responsibility?” (story, game and discussion)

A:A1.5,C:A2.8

4

The Wizard of Oz:

Following the Yellow Brick Road—-Career Planning

C:A1.4,5,6,10

C:A2.8, C:B1.4,7

C:C1.2,6

C:C2.1,3

K-4

Small Group:  Grief

PS:A1.4, PS:A1.5, PS:A1.11, PS:A2.5


PreK-4

Individual Counseling:  Based on student needs

ALL INDICATORS on ACADEMIC, CAREER, AND PERSONAL/ SOCIAL DEVELOPMENT DOMAINS

K-5


K-4

RTI Meetings

A:B1.4, A:B1.5, A:B2.1, A:B2.6




Grade Level

                  April

Guidance Curriculum 

Scope & Sequence Chart

PreK and K

“Harry B. Wigglebottom Learns to Listen”

A:A1.2,3

A:A2.3

A:B2.6

PS:A2.6,7



RESPECT—make respectacles

A:A1.2,3

A:A2.3

A:B2.6

PS:A2.6,7


2-4

Test-taking Skills

Focus Wheel

Test-taking tips


A:A1.1, A:A1.4, A:A2.2, A:B1.2,A:B1.7, A:B2.1

K-4

Small Group:  Grief

PS:A1.4, PS:A1.5, PS:A1.11, PS:A2.5

PreK-4

Individual Counseling:  Based on student needs

ALL INDICATORS on ACADEMIC, CAREER, AND PERSONAL/ SOCIAL DEVELOPMENT DOMAINS

K-5

K-4

RTI Meetings

A:B1.4, A:B1.5, A:B2.1, A:B2.6



Grade Leve

                   May

Guidance Curriculum 

Scope & Sequence Chart

PreK-4

Review of all lessons from the year/

 Summer Safety Tips

MOST ASCA National Standards for Students will be targeted again during this review.

PreK-4

Individual Counseling:  Based on student needs

ALL INDICATORS on ACADEMIC, CAREER, AND PERSONAL/ SOCIAL DEVELOPMENT DOMAINS

K-5

K-4

RTI Meetings

A:B1.4, A:B1.5, A:B2.1, A:B2.6

K-4

Awards Ceremony