I.A.  Student Competency:  Students have a positive self-concept


    I.A.i.  Students will have accurate self-concepts.

    • Become aware of their personal traits

    • Become aware of the importance of liking themselves

    • Describe themselves physically, emotionally, and intellectually

    • Identify some of their strengths and limitation

    • Become aware of their personal traits and characteristics that contribute to the uniqueness of individual

    • Accept and appreciate their inherent biological and physical attributes

    • Identify their beliefs about themselves  

    I.A.ii. Students will appreciate their uniqueness.

    • Identify likenesses/differences between themselves and others

    • Describe what makes them feel good about themselves

    • Analyze how they feel about their own personal characteristics

    • Discus individual rights and privileges

    I.A.iii.  Students will develop self-regulation skills

    • Identify their feelings

    • Become aware of why managing feeling si important

    • Recognize their feelings while they experience them

    • Describe why it is important to take care of their emotions

    • Become aware of how they manage their feelings

    • Develop skills for managing feelings

    I.B. Students will develop effective decision making skills.



    II.A. Student Competency:  Students interact effectively with a diverse population


    II.A.i. Students will appreciate their own culture.

    • Express pride in their families

    • Become aware that happiness can come from feeling secure in their own family cultural group

    • Recognize the traditions/beliefs of their culture


    II.A.ii. Students will respect others as individuals nad accept them for their cultural membership

    • Recognize there are different languages

    • Respect others as unique individuals

    • Demonstrate awareness of others’ cultural membership

    • Become aware of customs and expectations of others’ cultures


    II.A.iii.  Students will effectively relate with others based on appreciation for differences/similarities

    • Become aware of the meaning of cultural backgrounds

    • Become aware that friends may have different/similar families, beliefs, rules, and traditions

    • Identify differences/similarities between others and themselves

    • Demonstrate appreciation for difference in others

    II.A.iv.   Students will evaluate how stereotyping affects them and their relationship

                    with others

    • Understand the meaning of stereotyping

    • Describe prejudicial actions they have seen


    II. B. Student Competency:  Students utilize effective and appropriate communication skills




    II.B.i Students know that communication involves speaking, listening, and nonverbal 


    • Recognize that they listen to and speak with a variety of people

    • Describe listening and speaking skills that allow them to understand others and others to understand them

    • Become aware that good communication skills help people work well together

    II.B.ii Students will effectively express themselves

    • Verbalize ideas, thoughts, and feelings

    • Express their feelings appropriately

    • Make positive statements to/about others

    • Identify ways individuals express feelings

    • Describe ways to express the need for help

    • Become aware that independent views can be expressed in an acceptable manner

    • Speak appropriately

    II.B.iii  Students will use communication skills to know when and how to ask for help

    • Become aware of the need to be a good listener

    • Recognize that others may communicate differently than they do

    • Listen to others and repeat their ideas

    • Become aware of and accept/tolerate opinions of others in group discussions

    • Listen attentively


    II.C. Student Competency:  Students recognize personal boundaries, individual rights and privacy needs of others




    II.C.i. Students will understand the need for personal boundaries

    • Understand personal boundaries

    II.C.ii.Students will understand individual rights and privacy needs of others

    • Recognize rights and privacy needs of self and others


    II. D. Students utilize effective conflict resolution skills




    II.D i.Students will develop and use conflict resolution skills

    • Respect alternative points of view

    • Learn to speak directly to each other

    • Recognize when a cooling off period is needed

    • Define and identify conflict


    II.E. Students develop healthy relationships




    II.E.I Students will define healthy and unhealthy relationships

    • Describe characteristics in themselves that enable them to be a good friend

    • Describe characteristics of others they enjoy being with

    • Describe the processes involved in making and keeping friends

    • Identify persons they care about

    • Analyze what is important to persons they care about and why it is important to them

    II.E.ii Students will identify characteristics of healthy and unhealthy relationships

    • Describe the role of trust and ways to establish trust in a relationship

    • Identify times they felt unsafe and how they responded

    • Identify who to trust when they feel unsafe