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Guidance Curriculum

This section of the website includes complete curriculums for each programmatic level. Scroll down to find middle and high school lessons that were developed by Missouri school counselors and adpated by WVDE to align with our student standards. Some curriculums were developed specifically by and for WV school counselors. Others are national curriculums. Scroll down to find multiple lessons for PK-12 students.

Curriculum Name Description Web Link
LINKS Student Advisement

LINKS curriculum bridges the gap between what is taught in the core curriculum and the skills necessary for success in school and in the work place by addressing six major skills areas: Academic Development, Self-Knowledge, School Success Skills, Career and Post-Secondary Planning, Life Skills, and Work Ethic

High School Lesson Plans

Middle School Lesson Plans

Counselor's Room Free Guidance Lesson Plans Counselor's Foom is a free website which has organized classroom guidance lesson plans, therapeutic games and group activities for school counselors to download.  all resources are hands-on and follow the asca model. The menu bar accross the top takes you to classroom and group lesson plans, games etc. to use. Counselor's Room

LINKS NetWorth Personal Finance Curriculum

 Financial decisions of students and parents often create barriers to school sucess and future planning. The LINKS NetWorth incorporates the national counseling academic, career, and personal/social standards in four lessons developmental guidance per grade level and a grade-level parent involvement activities. This program compliments core subject curriculum developed for WV schools. LINKS NetWorth
WV NetSmart CYBER Safety

Cyber safety lessons aligned with school counseling standards for counselors to use with students to help us keep West Virginia children safe online.

WV NetSmart Lessons
Cyber Smart Student Curriculum empowers counselors to teach students to use the Internet safely, responsibly, and effectively http://cybersmartcurriculum.org
Character Education These websites contains character education lessons for elementary, middle and high school, as well as, ideas for developing a school-wide system that incorporates character education

http://goodcharacter.com/

http://charactercounts.org/lesson-plans/index.html

http://www.peacefulsolution.org/curriculum

http://character-in-action.com

"Love is not Abuse"

The Love Is Not Abuse Curriculum is a step-by step guide to teaching high school students about the issue of dating violence. LOVE is not Abuse
Seven Habits of Happy Kids Counselors accross the state report using this curriculum with much success in elementary school. http://www.seancovey.com/kids
Missouri Guidance Lessons See curriculum links for PK-12 lessons by scrolling down! See below!

ELEMENTARY LESSONS (Adapted from Missouri)

Grade Level Standard Lesson Title Handouts
Kindergarten Personal/Social

The Many Faces of Me

1
Kindergarten Personal/Social The Many Faces of Me No Handout
1Personal/Social A Newer, Better, Older Me 1
1 Personal/Social A Newer, Better, Older Me No Handout
2 Personal/Social Me, Revisited 1
2 Personal/Social Me, Revisited No Handout
3 Personal/Social Who Am I? 1
3 Personal/Social Who Am I? No Handout
3 Personal/Social Who Am I? 1
4 Personal/Social How Do I Fit In? 1
4 Personal/Social How Do I Fit In? 1
4 Personal/Social How Do I Fit In? 1
5 Personal/Social I Understand Me No Handout
5 Personal/Social I Understand Me 1
5 Personal/Social I Understand Me 1
Kindergarten Personal/Social Friendship is the Perfect Blendship 1
Kindergarten Personal/Social Friendship is the Perfect Blendship 1
Kindergarten Personal/Social Friendship is the Perfect Blendship 1
Kindergarten Personal/Social Friendship is the Perfect Blendship 1
1 Personal/Social Elementary Interactions No Handout
1 Personal/Social Elementary Interactions No Handout
1 Personal/Social Elementary Interactions 1
2 Personal/Social Individual and Group Differences No Handout
2 Personal/Social Individual and Group Differences 1
2 Personal/Social Individual and Group Differences 1
3 Personal/Social Respecting Individual/Group Differences No Handout
3 Personal/Social Respecting Individual/Group Differences 1
3 Personal/Social Respecting Individual/Group Differences No Handout
3 Personal/Social Respecting Individual/Group Differences 1
4 Personal/Social What Does It Take to Get Along With Others? 1
4 Personal/Social What Does It Take to Get Along With Others? 1
4 Personal/Social What Does It Take to Get Along With Others? 1
4 Personal/Social What Does It Take to Get Along With Others? 1
4 Personal/Social What Does It Take to Get Along With Others? 1
4 Personal/Social What Does It Take to Get Along With Others? 1
5 Personal/Social Respecting Differences In Others 1
5 Personal/Social Respecting Differences In Others 1
5 Personal/Social Respecting Differences In Others 1
Kindergarten Personal/Social What Are Safe and Healthy Life Choices? 1
Kindergarten Personal/Social What Are Safe and Healthy Life Choices? 1
Kindergarten Personal/Social Life-Changing Events  
Kindergarten Personal/Social Life-Changing Events 1
1 Personal/Social Following Personal Safety Rules 1
1 Personal/Social Following Personal Safety Rules 1
1 Personal/Social Following Personal Safety Rules 1
2 Personal/Social What Are Safe and Healthy Life Choices? 1
2 Personal/Social What Are Safe and Healthy Life Choices? 1
3 Personal/Social What Are Safe and Healthy Life Choices? No Handout
3 Personal/Social What Are Safe and Healthy Life Choices? No Handout
4 Personal/Social Keeping Self Safe 1
4 Personal/Social Keeping Self Safe 1
5 Personal/Social Keeping Self Safe 1
5 Personal/Social Keeping Self Safe 1
1 Personal/Social How Life-Changing Events Affect My Life 1
1 Personal/Social How Life-Changing Events Affect My Life 1
2 Personal/Social How Does One Cope With LIfe-Changing Events? 1
2 Personal/Social How Does One Cope With Life-Changing Events? 1
3 Personal/Social How Does One Cope With LIfe-Changing Events? 1
3 Personal/Social How Does One Cope With Life-Changing Events? 1
4 Personal/Social How Does One Cope With LIfe-Changing Events? 1
4 Personal/Social How Does One Cope With Life-Changing Events? 1
5 Personal/Social How Does One Cope With LIfe-Changing Events? 1
5 Personal/Social How Does One Cope With Life-Changing Events? 1
Kindergarten Academic Planning for Educational Assessment No Handout
Kindergarten Academic Planning for Educational Assessment No Handout
1 Academic Study and Work For Success No Handout
1 Academic Study and Work For Success 1
2 Academic Becoming a Self-Starter 1
2 Academic Becoming a Self-Starter 1
3 Academic That's How You Do It! 1
3 Academic That's How You Do It! 1
4 Academic Tick-Tock Goes the Clock 1
4 Academic Tick-Tock Goes the Clock 1
4 Academic Tick-Tock Goes the Clock 1
5 Academic Successful Students 1
5 Academic Successful Students 1
Kindergarten Academic Transitioning to Kindergarten 1
Kindergarten Academic Transitioning to Kindergarten 1
1 Academic What Do First Graders Look and Act Like No Handout
1 Academic What Do First Graders Look and Act Like? 1
2 Academic Great Expectations 1
2 Academic Great Expectations 1
3 Academic How to Succeed In Third Grade 1
3 Academic How To Succeed In Third Grade 1
4 Academic Fourth Grade Transitioning 1
4 Academic Fourth Grade Transitioning No Handout
5 Academic Transitioning to Middle School 1
5 Academic Transitioning to Middle School 1
Kindergarten Academic Skills for Success 1
Kindergarten Academic Skills for Success 1
1 Academic Skills for Success 1
1 Academic Skills for Success 1
2 Academic Goal-Setting No Handout
2 Academic Goal-Setting 1
3 Academic Educational Goal-Setting 1
3 Academic Educational Goal-Setting 1
4 Academic Goal-Setting 1
4 Academic Goal-Setting 1
5 Academic Educational Plans 1
5 Academic Educational Plans 1
Kindergarten Career Developing Awareness of Work and Workers 1
Kindergarten Career Developing Awareness of Work and Workers 1
Kindergarten Career Developing Awareness of Work and Workers 1
Kindergarten Career Developing Awareness of Work and Workers 1
1 Career Work, Career Paths, and Me! 1
1 Career Work, Career Paths, and Me! No Handout
2 Career Making Connections 1
2 Career Making Connections 1
2 Career Making Connections 1
3 Career Targeting Careers 1
3 Career Targeting Careers 1
3 Career Targeting Careers 1
3 Career Targeting Careers 1
4 Career Finding My Place 1
4 Career Finding My Place 1
5 Career Finding My Place 1
5 Career Finding My Place 1
5 Career Finding My Place 1
K Career What Do Adults Do When They Go To Work? 1
K Career What Do Adults Do When They Go To Work? 1
K Career What Do Adults Do When They Go To Work? 1
1 Career What Work Do Adults Do At Your School? No Handout
1 Career What Work Do Adults Do At Your School? No Handout
2 Career What Work Do Adult Do In Your Community? 1
2 Career What Work Do Adult Do In Your Community? 1
2 Career What Work Do Adult Do In Your Community? No Handout
3 Career Career Investigations 1
3 Career Career Investigations 1
4 Career Road to Careerville 1
4 Career Road to Careerville No Handout
4 Career Road to Careerville 1
5 Career It's Magic! 1
5 Career It's Magic! 1
5 Career Your Dream Career 1
5 Career Your Dream Career 1
5 Career Your Dream Career 1
5 Career Your Dream Career 1
K Career Working Together No Handout
K Career Working Together No Handout
1 Career School Jobs, School Success 1
1 Career School Jobs, School Success 1
2 Career Personal Job Skills 1
2 Career Personal Job Skills 1
3 Career Skills for Success 1
3 Career Skills for Success 1
3 Career Workers In Our School Community 1
3 Career Workers In Our School Community 1
3 Career Workers In Our School Community 1
4 Career Working Together No Handout
4 Career Working Together No Handout
4 Career Presenting: Me! 1
4 Career Presenting: Me! 1

MIDDLE SCHOOL LESSONS (Adapted from Missouri)

Grade Level Standard Lesson Title Handouts
6 Personal/Social TEAMS 1
6 Personal/Social TEAMS 1
6 Personal/Social TEAMS 1
7 Personal/Social Balancing Act 1
7 Personal/Social Balancing Act 1
8 Personal/Social Color Your World 1
8 Personal/Social Color Your World No Handout
6 Personal/Social Relationships 1
7 Personal/Social Relationships 1
8 Personal/Social Relationships 1
8 Personal/Social Relationships 1
8 Personal/Social Relationships 1
6 Personal/Social Respect 1
7 Personal/Social Respect 1
8 Personal/Social Respect 1
6 Personal/Social Conflict Resulution 1
7 Personal/Social Conflict Resolution 1
8 Personal/Social Conflict Resolution No Handout
8 Personal/Social Conflict Resolution 1
6 Personal/Social Decisions 1
7 Personal/Social Decisions 1
8 Personal/Social Decisions 1
6 Personal/Social Risky Business 1
7 Personal/Social Risky Business 1
8 Personal/Social Risky Business 1
6 Personal/Social It's Life 1
7 Personal/Social It's Life 1
8 Personal/Social It's Life No Handout
6 Academic The Successful Student 1
6 Academic The Successful Student No Handout
7 Academic The Successful Student 1
8 Academic The Successful Student 1
6 Academic Great Expectations 1
7 Academic Great Expectations 1
8 Academic Transitioning to High School No Handout
8 Academic Transitioning to High School 1
6 Academic Red Hot Resume 1
6 Academic Red Hot Resume 1
6 Academic Red Hot Resume No Handout
7 Academic My Path to Success No Handout
7 Academic My Path to Success No Handout
8 Academic Planning for Life 1
8 Academic Planning for Life 1
8 Academic Planning for Life 1
6 Career Who am I as a Career? 1
6 Career Who am I as a Career? 1
6 Career Evaluating One's Habits 1
6 Career Evaluating One's Habits 1
7 Career How Do the Pieces Fit? No Handout
7 Career How Do the Pieces Fit? 1
7 Career How Do the Pieces Fit? 1
7 Career Using Job-Seeking Skills 1
7 Career Using Job-Seeking Skills 1
8 Career Relating to High School and Beyond No Handout
8 Career Relating to High School and Beyond No Handout
8 Career

Relating to High School and Beyond

No Handout

HIGH SCHOOL LESSONS (Adapted from Missouri)

Grade Level Standard Lesson Title Handouts
9 Personal/Social Who Am I? How Do I Fit Into the World? 1
10 Personal/Social Who Am I? How Do I Fit Into the World? 1
11 Personal/Social Who Am I? How Do I Fit Into the World? 1
12 Personal/Social Who Am I? How Do I Fit Into the World? 1
9 Personal/Social Interacting to Respect Differences 1
9 Personal/Social Interacting to Respect Differences No Handout
10 Personal/Social Interacting to Respect Differences 1
10 Personal/Social Interacting to Respect Differences 1
11 Personal/Social Interacting to Respect Differences 1
11 Personal/Social Interacting to Respect Differences No Handout
12 Personal/Social Interacting to Respect Differences 1
12 Personal/Social Interacting to Respect Differences No Handout
9 Personal/Social Personal Safety and Coping Skills 1
9 Personal/Social Personal Safety and Coping Skills 1
10 Personal/Social Personal Safety and Coping Skills 1
11 Personal/Social Personal Safety and Coping Skills No Handout
12 Personal/Social Personal Safety and Coping Skills No Handout
9 Academic Learning for Life 1
9 Academic Learning for Life No Handout
10 Academic Learning for Life No Handout
10 Academic Learning for Life No Handout
11 Academic Learning for Life No Handout
12 Academic Learning for Life 1
9 Academic Transitioning Between Educational Levels 1
10 Academic Transitioning Between Educational Levels No Handout
11 Academic Transitioning Between Educational Levels 1
12 Academic Transitioning Between Educational Levels 1
9 Academic My Personal Plan 1
9 Academic My Personal Plan No Handout
10 Academic My Personal Plan No Handout
10 Academic My Personal Plan No Handout
11 Academic My Personal Plan No Handout
12 Academic My Personal Plan 1
9 Academic Goal-Setting No Handout
10 Academic Goal-Setting 1
11 Academic Goal-Setting No Handout
12 Academic Goal-Setting 1
9 Career Navigating the World of Work 1
10 Career Navigating the World of Work 1
11 Career Navigating the World of Work 1
9 Career Respecting All Work 1
10 Career Respecting All Work 1
11 Career Respecting All Work No Handout
9 Career Lifelong Learning No Handout
10 Career Lifelong Learning No Handout
11 Career Lifelong Learning No Handout
9 Career Getting a Job No Handout
10 Career Getting a Job 1
11 Career Getting a Job No Handout
12 Career The Ultimate Career Development No Handout