7th Grade Exploratory Class


ASCA Standards Curriculum

Mindsets 6

Positive attitude toward work and learning


This is a 12 week course that is focused on building

upon the foundation that has been put in place over

the past three years of middle school.  Students attend

every day during their 12 week course.  We use a

curriculum that focuses on character and leadership

development.  Students use definitions, quotes,

dilemmas, assignments, readings, current events and

character studies using movie clips to learn the new

character and leadership traits.  Character traits covered

include Attitude, Preparation, Perseverance, Respect,

Honesty, Integrity, Courage and Appreciation.

Learning Strategies B-LS 4

Apply self-motivation and self-direction to learning

Self-Management B-SMS 4

Demonstrate ability to delay immediate gratification

for long-term rewards

Social Skills B-SS 5

Demonstrate ethical decision making and social responsibility