Tara Oaks Elementary School

We had a great first week with our cowboys and cowgirls! We are excited to welcome all of our Kindergarten buckaroos this week.
Patricia King » School Counseling Curriculum for K-2

School Counseling Curriculum for K-2

Kindergarten Curriculum
August - Honesty
• Counselor Introduction Activity – “It’s Hard to Be Five,” communication skills
• Introduction to Safety - Walking or riding a bike to school and bus safety, Fire Safety

September - Respect
• Feelings- “Moody Cow” and the calm down song, Feelings

October - Integrity
• Personal Safety - "Recess Queen", Red Ribbon Month, Halloween Safety

November - Responsibility
* Tattling vs. reporting - “Tattle Tongue”
   "What I Want to Be When I Grow Up" - Career Day

December - Generosity
• "Rainbow Fish"

January - Resilience
* Listening skills - “What Does it Mean to Be Present”

February - Compassion
• Kindness - "Kindness is Cooler, Mrs. Ruler!"

March – Citizenship
* Problem Solving – “Shoo, Scat!”

April - Perseverance
• “Amazing Grace” - Career Awareness

May – Courage
* Making amends - “Tell the Truth B.B. Wolfe”
 
First Grade Curriculum
August - Honesty
  • Counselor Introduction, Communication Skills
  • “A Bad Case of Stripes”

 

September - Respect

  • “Toot and Puddle” -Difference/Similarities (We are more Alike than we are Different- Making and Keeping Friends)

 

October - Integrity

  • Bullying Prevention – PacerKids.org, 
  • Kindness Catcher, Safety

 

November - Responsibility

  • “Amazing Grace” - Career Awareness"
  • "What I Want to Be When I Grow Up" - Career Day

 

December - Generosity

      Angel Tree

 

January - Resilience

Self-Confidence - “The Mixed Up Chameleon”

 

February – Compassion

  • “Ordinary Mary”

 

March – Citizenship

“Lilly’s Purple Plastic Purse”

 

April - Perseverance

“So, What Do You Do With an Idea?”

 

May – Courage

“Pickle, Patch Bathtub”

 
Second Grade Curriculum 
 August - Citizenship
Introduction to the Counselor - Communication skills
 
September - Respect
"The Recess Queen", Friendship Soup
 
October - Integrity
Personal Safety - Halloween Safety, Fire Safety, 911
 
November- Responsibility
"What I Want to Be When I Grow Up" - Career Day
 
December- Generosity
"Ordinary Mary"
 
January - Assertiveness
"Do Unto Otters"
 
February - Compassion
"Nate the Great"
 
MarchPerseverance
"My Most Magnificent Thing"
 
April - Honesty
Coping Skills for Test Anxiety, "Mrs. Marlarkey"
 
May - Assertive
"The Pain and the Great One"