Classroom Guidance Lessons
Students reflect on and answer the questions, "Why try at school?" and "Why try in life?".
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Scope and Sequence
Lesson 2: The Reality Ride
Lesson 3: Jumping Your Hurdles
Lesson 4: Desire, Time and Effort
Lesson 5: Getting Plugged In
Lesson 6: Seeing Over the Wall
Lesson 1: I can define freedom, opportunity and self-respect.
Lesson 2: I can explain the difference between the "Harder but Worth It" and "Easy and Fast" tracks on the Reality Ride.
Lesson 3: I can explain one hurdle that I have jumped over.
Lesson 4: I can define desire, time and effort.
Lesson 5: I can identify one grown-up who can support me at home, school and outside of school.
Lesson 6: I can describe one choice that I have to make in third grade. I can explain which track I will choose and why.
Parent Toolkit: 3rd Grade Growth Charts
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