• Fourth-Grade Counseling Learning Objectives

    Academic Development


    Grade 4

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

    Apply study skills and test-taking strategies to improve academic achievement.

    Self-management for Life-long learning

    Apply time-management and organizational techniques necessary for assignments and/ or task completion.


    Refine and apply strategies emphasizing individual responsibility for educational tasks and skills.


    Career Development



    Grade 4

    Integration of Self-knowledge into Life and Career Plans

    Compare interests and strengths with those of workers in the local community.

    Respect for All Work

    Recognize the contributions of all jobs to the community.

    Career Decision Making

    Relate current student learning to each of the six career paths.

    Education and Career Requirements

    Outline the training and educational requirements for a variety of careers.

    Personal Skills for Job Success

    Demonstrate personal and ethical skills needed to work with diverse groups of people.

    Job seeking Skills

    Identify the components of a portfolio.


    Personal and Social Development



    Grade 4


    Recognize positive self-talk and communicate personal thoughts and feelings.

    Balancing Life Roles

    Reflect on personal roles in the community and identify responsibilities as a community member.

    Citizenship and contribution within a diverse community

    Identify the personal characteristics that contribute to the school community.

    Quality relationships

    Demonstrate respect for others’ personal opinions and ideas.

    Respect for self and Others

    Recognize and respect diverse group within the school and community.

    Personal Responsibility in Relationships

    Identify and practice the skills used to compromise in a variety of situations.

    Safe and Healthy Choices

    Apply effective problem-solving, decision-making, and refusal skills to make safe and healthy choices in various life situations.

    Personal Safety of Self and Others

    Describe different types of violence and harassment, and identify strategies for intervention.

    Coping Skills

    Utilize coping skills for managing life changes or events.