We found 127 resources with the concept empathy
I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings Instructional Unit Plan
8th - 10th CCSS: Designed
New ReviewMaya Angelou's first autobiography, I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings, demonstrates both the author's exemplary writing and the themes of gender and racial injustice that perpetuate beyond the limits of the 20th century. Use a thorough...
Random Acts of Kindness: Understanding Others
7th CCSS: Adaptable
The beginning of a more tolerant world begins with the younger generation. Seventh graders work on empathy, listening skills, and demonstrating respect with a short series of lessons about understanding their peers and others in their community.
The Museum of Disability Resources: Reading Comprehension
K - 3rd CCSS: Adaptable
Everyone is different, and that makes everyone special. Combine empathy and reading skills with a series of reading comprehension activities from the Museum of Disability. The stories and questions encourage your class to see the world through the eyes of children with disabilities, and the ways that they navigate the problems they encounter.
Building Empathy Creating Community
6th - 8th CCSS: Adaptable
Learners thrive in a classroom where they are part of a strong community. Foster a collaborative atmosphere in your classroom with a series of activities focused on conflict resolution, communication, empathy, and defense against bullying.
The True Confessions of Charlotte Doyle: Writing Response
3rd - 7th CCSS: Adaptable
Prior to reading chapter 15 of the book, The True Confessions of Charlotte Doyle by Avi, examine the painting, Shipwrecked by Edward Moran, and respond to the feelings that arise within and how it relates to the characters of the novel.
7 Habits of Healthy Kids Classroom Posters
K - 3rd CCSS: Adaptable
Have a "can do" attitude. Begin with the end in mind. Put first things first. This absolutely fantastic set of posters helps youngsters develop some of the most important life skills they will carry with them throughout their lives....
101 Ways to Teach Children Social Skills
K - 6th CCSS: Adaptable
Increasing pressure to improve student achievement has made it easy to overlook the social skills they also need to develop. With this collection of worksheets and activities, you'll be able to improve children's communication, teamwork,...
Create a Safe Antibullying Environment in the Classroom
Pre-K - 2nd
Helping children understand their own feelings and reactions is the first step toward building empathy and combating bullying behaviors. Using cards with characters and relevant questions on them, conduct a group discussion about...
4 Lessons From Robots about Being Human
17 mins 9th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
Who would have thought that inanimate robotics could actually teach us so much about being human? As Ken Goldberg describes his fascinating work and advancements in robotics, he simultaneously offers four valuable character lessons....
Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No-Good, Very Bad Day
Second graders interact with the story of Alexander's horrible day by connecting it to their lives. They practice predicting, writing paragraphs, reading aloud, discussing his problems, making a card to cheer him up, and designing a pair...
What's Missing? Making Room for Multiple Perspectives
5th - 8th
Students identify missing characters from a text, particularly a school text. They increase critical thinking by supplying missing perspectives in a text an build empathy through surveying different points of view. They reflect on the...
Health Education: An Integrated Approach; A Day Without Sight
Fourth graders hypothesize about the difficulties they may encounter if they did not have their sense of sight, in order to establish a sense of empathy for the disabled. In this lesson on senses, 4th graders record all of the things...