• Sixth-Grade Counseling Learning Objectives

    Academic Development



    Grade 6

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

    Develop and practice study skills and test-taking strategies specific to each academic area and identify available resources.

    Self-management for Life-long learning

    Develop and practice a self-management system to promote academic success.


    Demonstrate the ability to adjust to changing school structures and continue to meet academic expectations.


     Career Development



    Grade 6

    Integration of Self-knowledge into Life and Career Plans

    Use current interests, strengths, and limitations to guide individual career exploration.

    Respect for All Work

    Identify males and females in non-traditional work roles.

    Career Decision Making

    Evaluate career and educational information resources.

    Education and Career Requirements

    Compare different types of post-secondary training and education as they relate to career choices.

    Personal Skills for Job Success

    Assess and analyze personal, ethical, and work habit skills as they relate to individual student success.

    Job seeking Skills

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    Personal and Social Development



    Grade 6


    Identify individual strengths and areas for personal growth and good citizenship.

    Balancing Life Roles

    Identify and develop personal planning strategies to manage individual, family, and school responsibilities.

    Citizenship and contribution within a diverse community

    Demonstrate skills needed to participate in team building.

    Quality relationships

    Identify interpersonal skills needed to maintain quality relationships.

    Respect for self and Others

    Identify and develop strategies to promote acceptance and respect in the school and community.

    Personal Responsibility in Relationships

    Apply problem-solving and conflict-resolution skills to new challenges.

    Safe and Healthy Choices

    Identify problem-solving, decision-making, and refusal skills needed to make safe/healthy choices in social situations.

    Personal Safety of Self and Others

    Identify behaviors that compromise personal safety of self and others.

    Coping Skills

    Review and revise strategies to cope with life-changing events.