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67 resources with the keyterm empathy

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Disability Awareness Activity Packet

For Teachers Pre-K - Higher Ed
When you have an inclusive classroom it is important to help your general education students understand their peers with disabilities. This packet provides information and activities to assist elementary-aged children in building a...
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Chrysanthemum

For Teachers K - 2nd
Our uniqueness should be celebrated, not teased. The story Chrysanthemum addresses having a distinct name and dealing with different perceptions. Pre- and post-reading questions are listed to help your learners understand and make...
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We've All Been There

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
What does empathy look like? Encourage your pupils to put themselves in another person's shoes with several writing and discussion activities that relate to a featured short film. Over the course of the lesson plan, individuals...
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My Shoes

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Engage your pupils in short story and short film. Using a still from the film as inspiration, pairs compose short stories, which they later share and compare with other members of the class. They then watch the film and respond to a...
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4 Lessons From Robots about Being Human

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
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....
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Lesson: From Time to Time

For Teachers 7th - 12th
A portrait The Radcliffe Family circa 1742 is inspiration for creative writing and empathetic reasoning. Your class discusses the period in which the piece was painted, then imagines what life was like for one of the people seen in the...
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We Can Order Events in Time

For Teachers 1st
First graders imagine life as a student living in a residential school. In this sequencing lesson, 1st graders read a story about Shi-shi-etko, a character who must prepare to leave for school far away from her home. Students write a...
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December: We All Want to Feel Included

For Teachers 1st
First graders explore empathy in a social skills lesson plan that has them comparing and contrasting exclusion and inclusion. Then they discuss the difference in being considerate and respectful toward others.
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Empathy Building Activities

For Teachers 3rd - 8th
Young scholars discuss human feelings and body language and how they can convey what someone is feeling. In this empathy lesson plan, students draw pictures, make a mural, role play, and more.
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What's Missing? Making Room for Multiple Perspectives

For Teachers 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...
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Valuing Different Views: Taking a Stand on Media Violence

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students recognize the value of multiple perspectives and differences of opinion. They build empathy and open-mindedness for other points of view. They study the complexity of social and cultural issues such as violence in media.
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Helen Keller Language Arts Lesson Plan

For Teachers 1st Standards
The story of Helen Keller is compelling because it shows readers that a person can overcome almost any obstacle. A picture book describing Helen's life is used to address several language standards, such as using key details, identifying...
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Listening to Other Voices

For Teachers 10th - 12th
Learners develop empathy through writing. In this writing skills lesson, students read the listed poems and then respond to analysis questions about them. Learners write poetry responses of the characters in the poems they read. The...
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100 Questions

For Teachers 11th - Higher Ed
Students practice problem solving skills by asking questions and participating in a design challenge. In this asking questions lesson, students work in pairs to ask questions to design a solution for a difficult personal problem....
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Teach Peace Now

For Teachers Pre-K - 6th
Help your learners discover empathy and understanding by investigating two sides of a situation. In this humanities lesson, pupils examine different pairs of shoes and hypothesize about who may have worn them. Discuss real life...
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Someones Else's Shoes

For Teachers 2nd - 5th
Build a caring and empathetic classroom community. This presentation provides several scenarios to discuss. It focuses on how each scene makes a person feel, then how someone else might feel. A great way to start a discussion or to build...
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Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No-Good, Very Bad Day

For Teachers 2nd
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...
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Empathy Building activities

For Teachers 4th
In this empathy building activity worksheet, 4th graders complete activities in response to two short stories.  Students respond to 33 short answer questions and "response journal" prompts about what they have read.
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Pets and People Helping Each Other

For Teachers 1st - 4th
Students examine ways that service dogs assist disable people. After reading the book, "A Service Dog Goes to School," they write summaries and define vocabulary terms. Students write letters to a disabled guest speaker expressing what...
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We All Want to Feel Included—7th Grade

For Teachers 7th
Help learners understand the impact of bullying and express empathy. Pupils re-arrange jumbled poems about bullying in small groups and discuss these poems with the class. Hold a discussion about empathy and friendship to encourage...
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Developing Empathy and Building Friendships

For Teachers 6th - 8th
This bullying prevention lesson addresses the meaning of empathy, feelings of being excluded, and friendship-building skills. While it is designated for 8th grade, some of the materials seem appropriate for 6th or 7th grade. The lesson...
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December: We All Want to Feel Included

For Teachers 2nd
Second graders discuss bullying, empathy and making friends. For this social skills lesson, 2nd graders read a story and have a class discussion on what it means to be empathetic, how to be a good friend and how strong friendships and...
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A Billion Hungry People

For Teachers 2nd - 5th
Students discover the inequality of food distribution.  In the hunger instructional activity, students discuss how some places and people do not get the food they need to survive. Students role play distributing pretend meals to people...
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Empathy

For Teachers 2nd
Second graders read articles about being afraid, dealing with anger and apologizing. In this feelings lesson, 2nd graders read articles and discuss the feelings they have. Students describe their feelings and how to be supportive of each...