School Counseling Curriculum Pacing Guide

School counselors deliver a comprehensive school counseling curriculum for students in grades 6-8 that covers three primary domains: academic, career and social-emotional learning. Please see attached pacing guide for details on topics and delivery timeframe. 

Month

Grade 5 (transition)

Grade 6

Grade 7

Grade 8

August

 

6th Grade Orientation

Introduction to

School Counselor

 

 

September

 

CLMS Resources for Success

 

Career exploration (Naviance)

 

 

Communication (T1 Health students)

Post-secondary planning/Naviance (T1 Wellness students)

October

 

Organization/Time Management

 

 

 

 

Stereotypes

 

 

 

 

WHS & Tech School Presentations

LANCER Walk

 

 

November

 

Coping Skills

Learning Style and Strategies

Self-Advocacy

 

 

 

December

 

Communication Styles

Bullying/Social Media

 

Communication (T2 Health students)

Post-secondary planning/Naviance (T2 Wellness students)

January

 

S.M.A.R.T. Goals/Intro to Naviance

Career Day interest survey

 

Intro to WHS and Plan of Studies

 

Draft of 9th grade schedule

February

 

Growth Mindset

Career Day

 

High School course selections

 

March

 

Empathy

 

 

 

Respecting Personal Boundaries

 

Gossip/Rumors Lesson

 

 

 

Communication (T3 Health students)

Post-secondary planning/Naviance (T3 Wellness students)

 

Finishing Middle School Strong/Growth Mindset

April

 

Healthy Friendships

 

 

May

Introduction to Clark Lane Middle School

Course planning for 7th grade

 

Course selections

Course planning for 8th grade

 

Course selections

 

 

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