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A Guidance Lesson: Building Hope & Friendship

Grade Levels
Not Grade Specific
Formats Included
  • PDF
13 pages
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Product Description

This multi-day guidance lesson explores how building hope and friendship leads to positive mental health. In addition to the hope and friendship themes, the lesson comes with an academic success strategy. This resource is the fifth in a series designed to decrease student problem behaviors (especially crisis incidents) and increase student academic success; it also works well as a stand-alone lesson. In using a form of this guidance lesson at my own school, my co-counselors and I noticed positive gains in both crisis prevention and academic achievement! This resource can be taught over 2-3 guidance periods or streamlined down to one short lesson. It can also be co-taught with the counselor beginning the lesson and the teacher following up and finishing the lesson. If you order this product, you will receive:

  • two 60 minute plans
  • alignment with the American School Counselor Association Mindsets & Behavior standards
  • an academic achievement activity
  • a mental health support strategy
  • a conflict resolution activity
  • a "talk show" activity
  • a notebook organization template
  • a "Do You Have an Emergency?" posterette
  • a counselor request form template
  • and more!

This resource has various leveled activities, making it appropriate for children in grades three through high school.


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Total Pages
13 pages
Answer Key
Teaching Duration
2 hours
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