Eighth-Grade Counseling Learning ObjectivesAcademic Development
Improvement of Academic Self-concept leading to Life-long learning
Consistently apply a system of study skills and test-taking strategies to promote academic success.
Self-management for Life-long learning
Consistently apply a self-management system to promote academic success.
Identify the information and skills necessary to transition to high school.
Integration of Self-knowledge into Life and Career Plans
Develop an educational and career plan based on current interests, strengths, and limitations.
Respect for All Work
Identify personal contributions made to school and community.
Career Decision Making
Compare personal interests with information about careers and education.
Education and Career Requirements
Identify the training and education required for occupations in career paths of interest.
Personal Skills for Job Success
Evaluate personal, ethical, and work habit skills as they relate to achieving the student’s educational career plan.
Job seeking Skills
Utilize a portfolio of middle school academic work experience.
Personal and Social Development
Identify thoughts and feelings and how they relate to self-concept.
Balancing Life Roles
Recognize the different roles and responsibilities people play in the family, school, and community, and how those roles and responsibilities are interrelated.
Citizenship and contribution within a diverse community
Recognize personal ways for the individual to contribute as a member of the school community.
Self-assess interpersonal skills that will help maintain quality relationships.
Respect for self and Others
Apply strategies that promote acceptance and respect of others within the global community.
Personal Responsibility in Relationships
Exhibit an awareness of personal responsibility in conflict situations.
Safe and Healthy Choices
Recognize peer influence on risk-taking behaviors and consequences.
Personal Safety of Self and Others
Apply strategies related to personal safety issues.
Evaluate coping skills to manage life-changing events.