• First-Grade Counseling Learning Objectives

    Academic Development


    Grade 1

    Improvement of Academic Self-concept leading to Life-long learning

    Identify and practice the steps for completing classroom assignments and activities.

    Self-management for Life-long learning

    Develop and practice work habits necessary for school success.


    Identify increased school expectations.


    Career Development



    Grade 1

    Integration of Self-knowledge into Life and Career Plans

    Identify strengths and interests at home and school. 

    Respect for All Work

    Explain the importance of jobs in the family and school.

    Career Decision Making

    Identify and compare roles and responsibilities of workers within the school.

    Education and Career Requirements

    Identify the skills needed by workers in the school.

    Personal Skills for Job Success

    Identify and develop personal, ethical, and work habit skills needed for school success.

    Job seeking Skills

    Understand how helper jobs are assigned in the classroom.


    Personal and Social Development



    Grade 1


    Identify a variety of feelings

    Balancing Life Roles

    Identify personal roles in the school.

    Citizenship and contribution within a diverse community

    Recognizing personal character traits.

    Quality relationships

    Demonstrate the ability to be a friend.

    Respect for self and Others

    Identify similarities and differences among students within the school community.

    Personal Responsibility in Relationships

    Express feelings effectively, both verbally and non-verbally.

    Safe and Healthy Choices

    Identify steps of problem solving and decision making for personal safety.

    Personal Safety of Self and Others

    Identify personal safety strategies.

    Coping Skills

    Recognize the effects of life changes or events related to self.