This SMART goal lesson has all you need to guide your students in academic achievement!! The lesson involves teaching students what a SMART goal is and then having them apply the SMART goal principles to create a goal that helps them to raise their grades in one or more of their classes. For this lesson, you will need to provide each student with a printout of their current grades. This lesson can be used for whole-class guidance or as a group counseling session. It can also be co-taught with the counselor beginning the lesson and the teacher following up and finishing the lesson. This resource includes 1 goal-based academic achievement lesson plan, 3 SMART goal resources, guidelines on how to compile a grades printout, a "Do You Have an Emergency?" poster, counselor request forms, and more!