Mental Health and Disabilities Department

 From left, Maria Gaitan, Spinoza, Patricia Dixon and Cynthia Pruneda.  Mrs. Dixon is the school counselor and Mental Health and Disabilities Coordinator, and Mrs. Gaitan and Mrs. Pruneda are her assistants.  Spinoza is everyone's friend.
 

Character Trait: Respect

Unit 2

Character: Lion

Lesson 1: 9/24-9/28 – Sharing

Lesson 2: 10/3 – 10/5 – Taking Turns

Lesson 3 – 10/8 – 10/12 – Interrupting Politely

Lesson 4 – 10/15 – 10/19 – Manners (Please and Thank You)

Character Trait: Citizenship

Unit 3

Character: Bear

Lesson 1: 10/29 – 11/2 – Taking Care of Our School

Lesson 2: 11/5 – 11/9 – Working Together

Lesson 3: 11/12 – 11/16 – Good Citizens in our Community

Lesson 4 – 11/26 – 11/30 – Helping Others

Character Trait: Citizenship

Unit 4

Character: Kangaroo

Lesson 1: 12/3 – 12/7 - Being a Good Friend

Lesson 2: 12/10 – 12/14 – Helping Others

Lesson 3: 12/17 – 12/21 – Getting Along

Lesson 4: 1/7 – 1/11 – Being Kind

Character Trait: Fairness

Unit 5

Character:  Giraffe

Lesson 1: 1/21 – 1/25 – Dealing with Anger

Lesson 2: 1/28 – 2/1 – Taking Turns

Lesson 3: 2/4 – 2/8 – Sharing

Lesson 4: 2/11 – 2/15 – Solving Positions

Character Trait: Responsibility

Unit 6

Character: Elephant

Lesson 1: 2/18 -2/22 – Following Classroom Rules

Lesson 2: 2/25 – 3/31 – Following Classroom Rules

Lesson 3-4 - 3/8 – Following Cafeteria

Lesson 4: 3/18 – 3:22 – Playground Rules

Character Trait: Trustworthiness

Unit 7

Lesson 1: 4/1 – 4/5 – Say the Truth

Lesson 2: 4/8 – 4/12 – Say the Truth

Lesson 3: 4/15 – 4/19 – Stranger Danger

Lesson 4: 4/22 – 4/26 – Stranger Danger

Kindergarten Transition

Unit 8

Lesson 1: 4/29 – 5/3 – Saying Goodbye to Friends/Meeting New Friends

Lesson 2: 5/6 – 5/10 – Saying Goodbye to Teacher/Learning from New Teacher

Lesson 3: 5/13 – 5/17 – Saying Goodbye to Cardwell/Attending a New School

Lesson 4: 5/20 – 5/24 - Saying Goodbye to Cardwell/Attending a New School