• Second-Grade Counseling Learning Objectives

    Academic Development


    Grade 2

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

    Demonstrate skills needed to complete classroom tasks independently.

    Self-management for Life-long learning

    Build individual work habits and study skills that apply to a variety of learning situations.


    Develop strategies to meet increased school expectations.


    Career Development


    Grade 2

    Integration of Self-knowledge into Life and Career Plans

    Identify new activities and interests to explore.

    Respect for All Work

    Explain the importance of jobs and workers in the community.

    Career Decision Making

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

    Education and Career Requirements

    Identify the skills needed by workers in the community.

    Personal Skills for Job Success

    Identify personal, ethical, and work habit skills needed for workers in the community.

    Job seeking Skills

    Identify and apply the steps to obtain helper jobs within the classroom.


    Personal and Social Development



    Grade 2


    Express a variety of feelings

    Balancing Life Roles

    Identify personal roles in the community.

    Citizenship and contribution within a diverse community

    Compare and contrast character traits needed for different situations.

    Quality relationships

    Identify and demonstrate the interpersonal skills needed to make and keep a friend.

    Respect for self and Others

    Identify similarities and differences among families and their traditions.

    Personal Responsibility in Relationships

    Identify the steps of solving problems and conflicts with others.

    Safe and Healthy Choices

    Practice the steps of problem solving and decision making for personal safety.

    Personal Safety of Self and Others

    Apply personal safety strategies as they relate to different situations.

    Coping Skills

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