• Fifth-Grade Counseling Learning Objectives

     Academic Development



    Grade 5

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

    Demonstrate study skills and test-taking strategies to enhance academic achievement.

    Self-management for Life-long learning

    Demonstrate ability to complete assignments and/or tasks accurately within a specified time frame.


    Develop an understanding of educational tasks and skills necessary to make a smooth transition to the middle school structure.


    Career Development



    Grade 5

    Integration of Self-knowledge into Life and Career Plans

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

    Respect for All Work

    Describe the self-satisfaction that comes from completing a work responsibility.

    Career Decision Making

    Compare and contrast the roles and responsibilities of workers within the six career paths.

    Education and Career Requirements

    Compare and contrast the training and educational requirements for a variety of careers.

    Personal Skills for Job Success

    Apply personal, ethical, and work habit skills needed for success in any school or work environment.

    Job seeking Skills

    Indentify the skills needed to develop a portfolio.


    Personal and Social Development



    Grade 5


    Demonstrate the personal characteristics to maintain a positive self-concept.

    Balancing Life Roles

    Develop strategies to balance family, school, and community roles.

    Citizenship and contribution within a diverse community

    Demonstrate personal characteristics of a contributing member of the school community.

    Quality relationships

    Exhibit mutual respect and compromise in relationships.

    Respect for self and Others

    Demonstrate respect for individuals within diverse groups.

    Personal Responsibility in Relationships

    Review and implement strategies to resolve problems and conflicts successfully.

    Safe and Healthy Choices

    Evaluate peer influence on problem-solving and decision-making skills.

    Personal Safety of Self and Others

    Apply personal safety strategies as they relate to violence and harassment.

    Coping Skills

    Evaluate various coping skills for managing life changes of events.