Classroom Lessons - Counseling Curriculum

  • Park Road Classroom Lessons K-5


    I visit classes to share stories and teach age appropriate lessons from our District Counseling Curriculum. Lessons include topics such as listening, social skills, friendship, and conflict resolution. Lessons and books may vary slightly from year to year. 



            Expected Behavior - David Goes to School

            Personal Space Camp

            I Just Don't Like the Sound of No!

            Words are Not for Hurting

            Kindness is Cooler Mrs. Ruler

             Making Mistakes - Beautiful Oops

             Friendship - Peanut Butter and Cupcake

             Self Esteem- I am a Rainbow


    First Grade

             This Year will be the Best

             Personal Space

             Listening - Listen Buddy

             Lacey Walker Non-Stop Talker

             You Get What You Get

             Me First

             Don't Squeal Unless it's a Big Deal

    -          Feelings - Today I Feel Silly and Other Moods that Make My Day

    -          Model Friend

    -          Friendship Garden

    -          Hurt Feelings - The Hurt

             The Invisible Boy

    -          Compliments

             Self-Esteem - I'm Gonna Like Me

             Accepting Differences - Stand Tall Molly Lou Melon

             A Bad Case of Stripes

    -          Bullying - The Recess Queen

             What if Everybody Did That

             Tacky the Penguin

    -          Conflicts and Talk It Out Table - Enemy Pie

    -          What is Conflict - The Honey Hunters

    -          The Conflict Escalator - The Quarreling Book

    -          Solving Conflicts - The Island of the Skog

    -          Solving Problems - The Zax

    -          Perspective - The True Story of the Three Little Pigs

    -          Conflict and Feelings - The Grouchy Lady Bug

    -          Diversity - Spaghetti in a Hot Dog Bun

    -          Community - A Chair for My Mother

             Service Project - Water Bottles for our 5th Grade Graduates


    Second Grade - Mindset

    -          Mindset Powerpoint

             Your Fantastic Elastic Brain

             Making a Splash

             The Girl Who Never Makes Mistakes

             Give Up Gekko

             The Most Magnificent Thing



    Third Grade

    -          Peacemakers and Peacebreakers

    -          Big Problems vs. Little Problems

    -          The Peace Rose

    -          Using the Peace Table


    Fourth Grade - Bullying

    -          The Importance of Kindness - Greenie

    -          One – Recognizing Bullying

    -          My Secret Bully – different types of bullying

    -          Say Something – What to do

    -          Self Esteem - Zero

    -          Making Mistakes and Accepting Feedback


    Fifth Grade - Bullying and Conflict Resolution

             Labels / Erase Bullying

             What is Conflict

             Conflict Styles / Perspective

             Communication Styles -  Listening

             Communication Styles – Passive, Aggressive, Assertive, I-Messages

    -          Problem Solving through Mediation – The Butter Battle Book

    -          Role Playing Mediation

             Accepting Differences, Recognizing Prejudice - Paper Plate Face Activity