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Fifth Grade Competencies

The following student competencies will be developed through classroom guidance lessons led by the counselor

Fifth grade students will:

  • Learn and apply critical-thinking skills
  • Understand how school success and academic achievement enhance future career and vocational opportunities
  • Balance between work and leisure time
  • Know the various ways in which occupations can be classified
  • Describe traditional and nontraditional career choices and how they relate to career choice
  • Demonstrate how interests, abilities and achievement relate to achieving personal, social, educational and career goals
  • Learn to work cooperatively with others as a team member
  • Learn the goal-setting process
  • Identify and discuss changing personal and social roles
  • Demonstrate the ability to set boundaries, rights and personal privacy