Guidance Connection

January

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5th Grade (Via Fitness)

Topic: Problem Solving (Peer Conflict)


5th Graders will start our lesson by brainstorming (in small groups) different conflicts that they might encounter during their school day. (i.e.- basketball court conflict, working with groups, arguments about who's better at fortnight, etc.)


They then learned the 4 Steps to Problem Solving

1. Name the Problem (Without Blaming Language)

2. Think of Solutions

3. Explore Outcomes of Solutions (Are there any consequences)

4. Pick the Best Solutions


Students then will create problem solving solution using Problem Solving Steps to one of the brainstormed conflicts that they created at the beginning of the lesson.


Students complete the lesson by showing the class a skit of them problem solving their conflict.

5th Grade: Individual Planning via Academic Counseling

I will meet one-on-one with each student over the course of the month. We will discuss most recent goal-setting, middle school courses, report cards, and course selections.

4th Grade (Via Fitness)

Topic: Problem Solving (Peer Conflict)


4th Graders will start our lesson by brainstorming (in small groups) different conflicts that they might encounter during their school day. (i.e.- basketball court conflict, working with groups, arguments about who's better at fortnight, etc.)


They then will learn the 4 Steps to Problem Solving

1. Name the Problem (Without Blaming Language)

2. Think of Solutions

3. Explore Outcomes of Solutions (Are there any consequences)

4. Pick the Best Solutions


Next students will watch a video clip of students experiencing a conflict situation on the basketball court.


Students then will the 4 Steps to Problem Solving to help the two main characters, James and Sierra, work through their conflict. (All Groups Shared Out)


Students then will create problem solving solution using 4 Problem Solving Steps to one of the brainstormed conflicts that they created at the beginning of the lesson.

3rd Grade (Via Fitness)

Topic: Problem Solving (Peer Conflict)


4th Graders will start our lesson by brainstorming (in small groups) different conflicts that they might encounter during their school day. (i.e.- basketball court conflict, working with groups, arguments about who's better at fortnight, etc.)


They then will learn the 4 Steps to Problem Solving (Using a Song to Help Them Remember)

1. Name the Problem (Without Blaming Language)

2. Think of Solutions

3. Explore Outcomes of Solutions (Are there any consequences)

4. Pick the Best Solutions


Next students will watch a video clip of students experiencing a conflict situation on the basketball court.


Students then will the 4 Steps to Problem Solving to help the two main characters, James and Sierra, work through their conflict. (All Groups Shared Out)


Students then will create problem solving solution using 4 Problem Solving Steps to one of the brainstormed conflicts that they created at the beginning of the lesson.

2nd Grade (In Classroom-Learning Walk)

Topic: Problem Solving (Peer Conflict)


Students will begin by brainstorming (whole class @ carpet) different times when they might have a problem (conflict) with a peer. (Key Word Conflict)


Students will learn song about 4 Steps of Problem Solving and watch a short clip about what blaming language is.


1. Name the Problem (Without Blaming Language)

2. Think of Solutions

3. Explore Outcomes of Solutions (Are there any consequences)

4. Pick the Best Solutions


Students will then be partnered up and play Sentence Switcheroo with Problem Statements and try to identify the blaming words (language).


Students will practice (with a partner) calmly communicating their conflict using non blaming language. (Pre-determined scenarios provided for them to pull from)


Students will then be able to draw a conflict scenario. At the end of class, I will choose one student and we will look at their conflict picture. I will then model for them the how to go through the problem solving steps to help find resolution (vocabulary word).

2nd Grade (Via Fitness)

Topic: Goal Setting


Students will begin their lesson by listening to the story, A Chair For My Mother by Vera Williams to introduce Goal Setting


-Students will be introduced to personal goals setting via WOOP.


WOOP Goal Setting


1. Wish

2. Outcome

3. Obstacle

4. Plan (If ________________, then _________________.)


-Students will decide set a personal goal, fill out their WOOP, and draw their outcome. They will share out with one partner.

1st Grade (In Classroom-Learning Walk)

Topic: Problem Solving (Peer Conflict)


Students will begin by brainstorming (whole class @ carpet using Leonard the doggie puppet ) different times when they might have a problem (conflict) with a peer. (Key Word Conflict)


Students will learn song about 4 Steps of Problem Solving and watch a short clip about what blaming language is.



1. Say the Problem (Without Blaming Language)

2. Think of Solutions

3. Explore Outcomes of Solutions (Are there any consequences)

4. Pick the Best Solutions



Students will then be partnered up and play Sentence Switcheroo with Problem Statements and try to identify the blaming words (language).


Students will practice (with a partner) calmly communicating their conflict using non blaming language. (Pre-determined scenarios provided for them to pull from)


Students will then be able to draw a conflict scenario. At the end of class, I will choose one student and we will look at their conflict picture. I will then model for them the how to go through the problem solving steps to help find resolution (vocabulary word).

1st Grade Guidance (Via Fitness)

Topic: Goal Setting


Students will begin their lesson by listening to the story, A Chair For My Mother by Vera Williams to introduce Goal Setting


-Students will be introduced to personal goals setting via WOOP.


WOOP Goal Setting


1. Wish

2. Outcome

3. Obstacle

4. Plan (If ________________, then _________________.)


-Students will decide set a personal goal, fill out their WOOP, and draw their outcome. They will share out with one partner.

Kinder (In Classroom - Learning Walk)

Topic: Problem Solving (Peer Conflict)


Students will begin by brainstorming (whole class @ carpet using Leonard the doggie puppet) different times when they might have a problem (conflict) with a peer. (Key Word Conflict)


Students will learn song about 4 Steps of Problem Solving and watch a short clip about what blaming language is.



1. Say the Problem (Without Blaming Language)

2. Think of Solutions

3. Explore Outcomes of Solutions (Are there any consequences)

4. Pick the Best Solutions



Students will then be partnered up and play Sentence Switcheroo with Problem Statements and try to identify the blaming words (language).


Students will practice (with a partner) calmly communicating their conflict using non blaming language. (Pre-determined scenarios provided for them to pull from)


Students will then be able to draw a conflict scenario. At the end of class, I will choose one student and we will look at their conflict picture. I will then model for them the how to go through the problem solving steps to help find resolution (vocabulary word).

Kinder (Via Fitness)

Topic: Goal Setting


Students will begin their lesson by listening to the story, A Chair For My Mother by Vera Williams to introduce Goal Setting


-Students will be introduced to personal goals setting via WOOP.


WOOP Goal Setting


1. Wish

2. Outcome

3. Obstacle

4. Plan (If ________________, then _________________.)


-Students will decide set a personal goal, fill out their WOOP, and draw their outcome. They will share out with one partner.

Ana Travis

School Counselor

Sonntag Elementary