Grade Specific Activities and Ideas

             

            Online Resources for 5th Grade

            Smoothing Your Child’s Transition to Middle School (article for parents)

            Nancy Firchow, M.L.S/ greatschools.org

            This article addresses issues related to transitioning into middle school. It can be used in a flex session with the school counselor, or as the basis for a Parent Night. You might also include this article in a newsletter for parents.

             

            Online Resources for 6th Grade

            Smoothing Your Child’s Transition to Middle School (article for parents)

            Nancy Firchow, M.L.S/ greatschools.org

            This article addresses issues related to transitioning into middle school. It can be used in a flex session with the school counselor, or as the basis for a Parent Night. You might also include this article in a newsletter for parents.

             

            Online Resources for 9th-12th Grade

            College Tools for Schools: A Tool Kit for California High Schools

            University of California

            Contains many tools like “decoding” the A-G requirements, transcript evaluation, curricula/lesson plans and how to implement them as well as a parent’s guide.

            Eureka

            Eureka, the California Career Information

            The largest website for planning a successful career, with a wealth of information for students, parents, and job seekers. From Nansie Rogers: “I used this throughout my years in high school and community college. This is a tool that my counselor’s used for college and career. Unfortunately, some of its free features are now charging a monthly fee.”