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Guidance — Grades 6–8
Goal 7: Acquire the attitudes, knowledge, and interpersonal skills to help understand and respect self and others.
Objective 7.02. Document change as a part of growth.
Additional related resources
We’re in the process of aligning our content for students to the Standard Course of Study. As we do, you’ll find it here.
- Find additional resources for teaching Guidance — Grades 6–8.
Aligned lesson plans
- Why I am me timeline
- Student develops a timeline that correlates personal life events with world events. Research and bibliographic skills are incorporated.
- Format: lesson plan (grade 6–8 Guidance and Information Skills)
- By Rita Briggs.
- Seeds of change
- This lesson plan offers middle school students an overview of the physical and emotional changes of adolescence. Students will explore emotions experienced each day and how these emotions can impact behavior. Students will examine their school behaviors and identify ways to change negative behaviors into positive behaviors.
- Format: lesson plan (grade 6–8 Guidance)
- Creating community in the classroom: Part 1 (setting goals )
- This series of lessons is designed to help develop a sense of classroom community. Group goal-setting, brainstorming, peer feedback, group decision-making, positive reinforcement, and positive peer pressure are used to create a safe, supportive environment for learning in the classroom.
In Part 1, students are introduced to the goal-setting process. They will practice the first step of the process as they set individual and class behavioral goals.
- Format: lesson plan (grade 1–8 Guidance)
- By Pat Nystrom.
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