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144 resources with the concept empathy

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Social & Emotional Learning in Elementary School: Social Awareness

For Teachers K - 5th Standards
Fourteen resources covering empathy, respect, diversity, and perspective-taking make up a collection designed to encourage social and emotional learning. Geared towards kindergarten through fifth grade, young scholars take part in lesson...
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Mirroring Emotions

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Do you ever give your class the "teacher look"? Without saying a word, they become silent and engaged (hopefully). How do they know what you're thinking? Explore the concept of nonverbal communication and how it relates to our mirror...
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Empathy

For Teachers K - 1st Standards
How would it make you feel if...youngsters learn a valuable life skill in considering how their actions affect other people. They evaluate different scenarios and draw pictures of things they could do to make someone feel better.
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7 Habits of Healthy Kids Classroom Posters

For Teachers K - 3rd Standards
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....
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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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Social & Emotional Learning in Middle School: Social Awareness

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Self-awareness includes looking at different perspectives, exhibiting empathy, appreciating diversity, and respecting others—boost these social and emotional attributes using a collection designed for scholars in sixth through eighth...
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Social Awareness Strategies

For Teachers K - 12th Standards
New ReviewWhat are the benefits of developing social awareness? Using the resource, readers learn strategies for fostering civil discourse, creating a participatory classroom, and enhancing family involvement. Scholars also take a personality...
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Empathy and Friendship

For Teachers 4th - 6th Standards
Instill the importance of empathy with a lesson that tasks scholars to role-play a scenario in which they exhibit the desired behavior towards their peers. Small groups work collaboratively to create a skit in response to a specific...
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A Toolkit for Promoting Empathy in Schools

For Teachers K - 12th Standards
Instill kindness with a unit all about empathy. Lessons and activities follow a prepare, engage, reflect, and action sequence. Learning experiences include making the classroom a safe environment, peer-invented handshakes, discussions...
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Esperanza's Journal

For Teachers 5th - 7th Standards
What would Esperanza do? Language arts students apply their knowledge of Esperanza's character from Pam Muñoz Ryan's novel Esperanza Rising to write a journal entry from her perspective.
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Empathy, Friendship, and Support

For Teachers 2nd - 4th Standards
Everyone is different—which is a great reason to teach empathy to everyone. Teach neurotypical learners about autism, including a definition and how learners with autism sometimes act in the classroom, with a language arts lesson about...
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Create a Superhero

For Teachers 4th - 6th Standards
What would your super power be? After a discussion on superheroes and how they help their fictional communities, young writers write stories and comic strips about themselves as superheroes with the power to help others.
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Setting in To Kill a Mockingbird

For Students 7th - 12th Standards
Can you understand more about how a person acts by learning about how that person lives? An interactive resource explores the setting of Harper Lee's To Kill a Mockingbird with several slides discussing the location, social conditions,...
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I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings Instructional Unit Plan

For Teachers 8th - 10th Standards
Maya 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...
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Empathy

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
Scientists discovered empathy is a learned behavior, not an instinct or inherited behavior. The second lesson in a 12-part series focuses on teaching empathy, an important life skill. Scholars use discussion and role playing to practice...
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Becoming a Peacebuilder

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
"Be the change you wish to see in the world!" The 15th and final lesson in a peacebuilding series uses this quote from Gandhi to prepare pupils for their own action projects. Individuals research a global issue, then brainstorm a method...
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Organizations Working for Peace

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
We're all in this together! Show young scholars that peace is a process and having the support of like-minded people can make it happen. 13th in a series of 15 peace building activities, groups conduct research on a peace organization,...
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Bridge to Terabithia

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Do bullies get bullied? Explore the other side of the story through a video clip and thoughtful discussion questions. Part four in a 17-part character-building activity series examines the underlying causes of bullying using a scene from...
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Remember the Titans

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Do your pupils mingle freely, or do they form their own tight-knit groups? Introduce them to the importance of understanding differences and tolerance with an anti-bullying lesson. A clip from Remember the Titans demonstrates the efforts...
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Forest Gump (PG-13)

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
What happens when someone is excluded because of their differences? Scholars view a short clip of the film Forest Gump, then discuss how important empathy is in building relationships with others. The lesson invites learners to share...
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A Christmas Story

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Middle school pupils view a well-known scene from A Christmas Story, then explore the challenges of peer pressure. The first in a series of anti-bullying lessons spark a discussion about how to handle peer pressure as both a recipient...
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Emotional Care Unit

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
High school can be tough—can your learners manage through all the stress? An 11-part unit helps teens get a handle on the emotional trials often encountered in high school. Each lesson focuses on positive techniques for developing and...
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What Are Stereotypes and Gender Roles?

For Students 7th - 12th
Living up to what society expects of you is difficult enough before you add the complications of sexual and racial prejudice. Discuss the difficulties faced by people in your country, neighborhood, and classroom with a series of...
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Random Acts of Kindness: Understanding Others

For Teachers 7th Standards
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...