Edison CARES Advisory 8th Grade Scope and Sequence

  • Goal 3: Demonstrate decision-making skills and responsible behaviors in personal, school, and community contexts.

    • Evaluate how honesty, respect, fairness and compassion enable one to take the needs of others into account when making decisions.  3A

    • Analyze the reasons for school and societal rules.  3A

    • Analyze how decision-making skills improve study habits and academic performance. 3B

    • Evaluate strategies for existing pressures to engage in unsafe or unethical activities.  3B

    • Evaluate one’s participation in efforts to address an identified school need.  3C

    • Evaluate one’s participation in efforts to address an identified need in one’s local community.  3C

     

    Curriculum Night Advisory Presentation

     

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  • April 24- Leadership and Project CARES Planning

    March 13- Community Service for Others

    • Evaluate one’s participation in efforts to address an identified school need.  3C
    • Evaluate one’s participation in efforts to address an identified need in one’s local community.  3C
    • Executive Function Skills
      • Organization
      • Planning and prioritizing
      • Problem-solving

    February 13-  First hand testimonials with high school students

    • Analyze how decision-making skills improve study habits and academic performance. 3B
    • Evaluate strategies for resisting pressures to engage in unsafe or unethical activities.  3B
    • Executive Function Skills
      • Organization
      • Planning and prioritizing
      • Problem-solving
      • Self-reflection
      • Goal-directed persistence
      • Time management

    January 9-   The Learning Cycle Preparing for High School 

    • Evaluate one’s participation in efforts to address an identified school need.  3C
    • Analyze how decision-making skills improve study habits and academic performance. 3B
    • Executive Function Skills
      • Organization
      • Planning and prioritizing
      • Problem-solving
      • Self-reflection

    December 12-  Philanthropy and Service Learning: Why do they matter?

    • Evaluate one’s participation in efforts to address an identified school need.  3C
    • Evaluate one’s participation in efforts to address an identified need in one’s local community.  3C
    • Executive Function Skills
      • Organization
      • Planning and prioritizing

    November 14- Motivational Speaker and former Edison alumni, Luke Odom

    • Evaluate strategies for existing pressures to engage in unsafe or unethical activities.  3B
    • Executive Function Skills
      • Problem-solving
      • Self-reflection
      • Managing emotions and impulses
      • Planning and prioritizing

    October 10- Kindness Month

     

    September 12- Topic: Kindness/Ripple Effect

    • Evaluate how honesty, respect, fairness and compassion enable one to take the needs of others into account when making decisions. 3A
    • Students will self-reflect on what they bring to their circles of community
    • Executive Function Skills
      • Self-reflection
      • Metacognition

     

    August 24- Edison CARES- “SAFE”

    • Goal Setting - Set a short-term goal and make a plan for achieving it.  1C
    • Executive Function Skills
      • Self-reflection
      • Planning and prioritizing
    • Fire, Severe Weather, Lockdown, and Bus Evacuation drills

     

    August 23- Edison CARES- “COLLABORATIVE” & “ACCOUNTABLE”

    • Team building activities
    • Executive Function Skills
      • Problem-solving
      • Managing emotions and impulses

     

    August 22- Edison CARES-“RESPECTFUL” & “EMPATHIC”

    • Community Circle
    • Executive Function Skills
      • Managing emotions and impulses