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Second Grade Competencies

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

Second grade students will:

  • Develop hobbies and vocational interests
  • Identify personal skills, interests and abilities and relate them to current career choice
  • Demonstrate awareness of the education and training needed to achieve career goals
  • Understand the relationship between educational achievement and career success
  • Learn how to use conflict management skills with peers and adults
  • Identify values, attitudes and beliefs
  • Recognize personal boundaries, rights and privacy needs
  • Recognize, accept and appreciate ethnic and cultural diversity
  • Know that communication involves speaking, listening and nonverbal behavior
  • Identify alternative solutions to a problem
  • Develop effective coping skills for dealing with problems
  • Know how to apply conflict-resolution skills
  • Know when peer pressure is influencing a decision
  • Learn about the relationship between rules, laws, safety and the protection of rights of the individual
  • Learn about the emotional and physical dangers of substance use and abuse
  • Learn techniques for managing stress and conflict