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NOTE: ALL CAREER AND EDUCATIONAL PLANNING LESSONS ARE BEING UPDATED If you plan to print lessons you will want to wait until these updated career lessons have been posted (by Aug. 15, 2014)

5th Grade
Grade Lesson Title Handouts
5 1 School/Grade Tansition/Orientation H1, TR1, TR2, TR3
5 2

Setting Ground Rules

H1, TR1, TR2
5 3 Getting to Know You H1
5 4 Getting to Know Me  
5 5 Time Management and Organization H1
5 6 Study Skills H1, H2, H3 TR1
5 7 Friendly vs. Mean Teasing TR1, TR2
5 8 Conflict Resolution H1, H2, H3
5 9 My Academic Record H1, H2
 
5 10 School Progress Review H1
5 11 BHAG - My Big Hairy Audacious Goals H1
5 12 Handling Setbacks H1, H2
5 13 Making Good Decisions H1, H2,TR2
5 14 Decisions, Decisions H1, TR1
5 15 Cheating vs. Helping TR1
5 16 TMI "Too Much Information" H1
5 17 Consider the Source: Rumors  
5 18 Hygiene & Personal Implications H1, H2
 
5 19 Organizational Habits H1, H2, H3
5 20 Career Exploration H1, H2
5 21 Online Writing Assessment - Career Prompt H1, TR1, TR2
5 22 Tell Me About It - Careers I H1
5 23 Tell Me About It - Careers II H1, H2
5 24 Hold 'em or Fold 'em (friendships) H1
5 25 Belonging H1, H2, TR1
5 26 Recognizing and Respecting Authority H1, H2
5 27 Test-Taking Skills H1, H2, TR1, TR2, TR3
 
5 28 Winning Attitude H1
5 29 Social Responsibility H1, H2
5 30 WESTEST Prep - Reducing Stress H1, H2, TR1, TR2
5 31 Tech Sense I (Internet Safety) H1, H2
5 32 Safety in the Community H1, H2, TR1
5 33 Assertive vs. Agressive Behavior H1
5 34 I-Messages H1, H2, H3
5 35 Transitioning to 6th Grade H1, H2, H3,H4
5 36 Celebration/Evaluation H1, H2

 

6th Grade
Grade Lesson Title Handouts
6 1 Orientation/Transition H1, TR1, TR2, TR3
6 2 Developing/Reviewing Ground Rules TR1
6 3 Getting to Know You  
6 4 Getting to Know Me TR1
6 5 Time Management H1, TR1
6 6 Study Skills H1, H2, H3, H4
6 7 Friendly vs. Mean Teasing H1 H2
6 8 Conflict Resolution H1, H2, H3, TR1
6 9 Introduction to Portfolio H1, TR1
 
6 10 Academic Progress Review H1
6 11 Big Hairy Audicious Goal - BHAG H1
6 12 Problem-Solving H1, H2
6 13 Anger Management H1, H2
6 14 Respect for Property and Belongings H1, H2, H3
6 15 Coping Skills H1, H2, H3
6 16 Learning to Learn - Learning Styles H1, H2, H3, TR1
6 17 Multiple Intelligences H1, H2, H3
6 18 Skills for Global 21 H1
 
6 19 Progress Review - Organizing for Success H1
6 20 Career Exploration H1, H2
6 21 Online Writing Assessment - Becoming a Better Writer H1, H2, TR1, TR2
6 22 Public Speaking - Part I - Careers H1
6 23 Public Speaking - Part II - Careers H1
6 24 Hold 'em or Fold 'em - Friendships H1, TR1
6 25 Leadership and School Involvement H1
6 26a Choose your 'Tude Dude H1, H2
6 26b What's in a Label?  
6 27 Test-taking Strategies H1, H2
 
6 28 Winning Attitude  
6 29 Why School? H1,H2, PP
6 30 WESTEST H1, TR1
6 31 Tech Sense II - Netiquette H1
6 32 Tech Sense III H1, TR1
6 33 Your Community Role H1
6 34 High School Credits H1, H2, H3
6 35 Halfway Through H1, TR1, TR2, TR3
6 36 Celebration/Evaluation H1, H2

7th Grade
GradeLessonTitleHandouts
7 1 Orientation/Transition TR123
7 2 Teamwork H1, TR1
7 3 Getting to Know You H1, TR1
7 4 Time Management H1, H2, H3, TR1
7 5 Study Skills TR1, TR2, TR3, H1
7 6 Bullying/Harrassment H1, H2
7 7 Conflict Resolution H1, H2 TR1
7 8 Portfolio Update H1, TR1
7 9 Getting to Know Me H1, TR1
 
7 10 Progress Review H1, H2, H3
7 11 BHAG - Big Hairy Audacious Goal H1
7 12 Breaking the Cycle H1
7 13 Developing Leadership Skills H1, H2
7 14 Preparing for the Promise H1, H2, H3
7 15 Risk-Taking Behaviors H1
7 16 Programs of Study I H1, H2
7 17 Programs of Study II TR1, TR2
7 18 Programs of Study III H1, H2, TR1
 
7 19 Progress Review - Organizing for Success H1
7 20 Career Exploration H1, H2, TR1, TR2
7 21 Online Writing Assessment - Improving Writing Skills

H1, TR1, TR2, TR3

7 22 Public Speaking Part I - Career Focus H1
7 23 Public Speaking Part II - Career Focus H1, TR1
7 24 Balancing Relationships H1
7 25 Embracing Diversity  
7 26

Healthy Relationships

H1, H2, H3, TR1
7 27 Test-Taking Skills H1, TR1
 
7 28 Winning Attitude H1
7 29 Taking Responsibility of Actions TR1
7 30 WESTEST H1, TR1, TR2, TR3
7 31 Not Everyone Wins H1, H2
7 32 Community Resources H1, TR1
7 33 Skills for Global 21 H1, H2
7 34 Critical Thinking I H1
7 35 Critical Thinking II H1
7 36 Celebration/Evaluation H1, H2

8th Grade
9 WeeksLessonTitleHandouts
8 1 Orientation/Transition H1, TR1
8 2a Developing/Reviewing Ground Rules H1, TR1, TR2
8 2b Teamwork TR1
8 3 Getting to Know You  
8 4 Time Management H1, H2, TR1
8 5 Study Skills H1, TR1, TR2
8 6 Harrassment H1
8 7 Getting to Know Me - ACT EXPLORE H1
8 8 Conflict Mediation H1
8 9 Portfolio Update H1, TR1
 
8 10 Progress Review - Goal Setting H1, H2
8 11 BHAG  
8 12 Post-Secondary Options - Part I H1, H2 TR1, TR2
8 13 Post-Secondary Options - Part II H1, H2, H3H4, H5
8 14 Linking Careers to Education H1, TR1
8 15 Post Secondary Costs H1, H2, TR1, TR2, TR3
8 16 Skilled versus Professional Pathways H1
8 17 My 8th Grade Plan H1, TR1
8 18 Safe & Healthy Relationships H1
 
8 19 Progress Review - Organizing for Success TR1
8 20 Career Exploration H1, TR1, TR2, TR3
8 21 Online Writing Skills- Taking Writing to the Next Level H1, H2, TR1
8 22 Public Speaking Part I - Career Focus H1, H2
8 23 Public Speaking Part II -Career Focus TR1, TR2
8 24 Overcoming Common Stressors H1, H2, H3
8 25 Stereotyping TR1
8 26 How to Write a Resume H1
8 27 Test - Taking Skills H1, H2, TR1
       
8 28 Winning Attitude H1
8 29 Taking Responsibility H1
8 30 Destressing and Preparing for the WESTEST H1, H2
8 31 Balancing Leisure & Work H1, H2
8 32 Rumors & Reputation H1
8 33 Leadership Skills I H1
8 34 Leadership Skills II  
8 35 Starting with a Clean Slate  
8 36 Celebration/Evaluation H1, H2