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273 resources with the concept caring

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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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Kindness Castle

For Teachers 1st - 3rd
Students discuss recognizing when kind deeds are performed. They design and construct a castle-like structure to place notes of appreciation for their classmates. Castles include a dungeon for "grumpy" notes as well. Once castle is...
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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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Respect: Looks Like, Sounds Like, Feels Like

For Teachers 6th
Sixth graders participate in a question and answer discussion on respect and then complete the "Planning to Use Respect" activity sheet. They describe the senses of a stuffed animal to their peers and assess how respect looks, sounds and...
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What is a Philanthropist?

For Teachers K - 2nd Standards
What does a philanthropist do? Help your class explore philanthropy using character development and literacy ideas. Learners will define and give examples of philanthropy, listen to The Lion and the Mouse, discuss how the characters help...
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Random Acts of Kindness For Kids

For Teachers K - Higher Ed
Develop a world-wide, email chain on which class members can showcase their acts of kindness. After defining the meaning of random acts of kindness through discussion and through a reading of Random Acts of Kindness,...
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"Feathers"

For Teachers K
Students examine the character traits of kindness and responsibility using the book "Feathers" by Heather Forest. They play a "Mystery Bag" game with feathers, and answer story comprehension questions. Students then complete an acrostic...
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Searching for Stars

For Teachers 1st - 3rd
Positive character traits in literature are explored in this character development and literacy lesson. Learners listen to Cinderella by Charles Perrault and Little Gold Star by Robert D. San Souci, followed by a discussion comparing the...
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Increase Kindness, Defeat Bullying: Lady Gaga's Born This Way Foundation

For Students 7th - 9th
High-interest content captures your most reluctant readers and class participants. Lady Gaga's Born This Way Foundation, in collaboration with Harvard University, seeks to nurture a culture of kindness and reduce bullying. Excerpts from...
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December: We All Want to Feel Included

For Teachers 1st
First graders explore empathy in a social skills lesson 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
Learners 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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Special Sunflowers

For Teachers K - 2nd
Students view a picture of Van Gogh's Sunflowers. In this caring and kindness lesson plan students read Camille and the Sunflower and explore the feelings of the characters. Students complete worksheets related to Camille's feelings in...
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Tell Me; I’ll Listen

For Teachers 1st - 4th Standards
Encourage respect, responsibility, and caring within your classroom with a collection of lessons that spark dialogue and self reflection. To address character traits, lessons touch on topics such as staying safe in the cafeteria,...
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Good vs. Evil

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Make a study of good and evil by examining a short legend. After reading, learners compose their own stories and participate in a class discussion about the text, the characters, and the message of the reading.
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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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Lend A Hand

For Teachers 2nd - 3rd
Children recall a time when they have been helped and record it in a class book or collage. A class discussion leads things off. Next, learners brainstorm ways they have been helped by other people in the past, and times they've helped...
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Colorful Caring Cummerbunds

For Teachers 1st - 6th
Pupils discuss their feelings and expressions of caring. They view and discuss artistic expressions of caring and then plan and create their own wearable representation of the action of caring, drawing themselves and others caring for...
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Caring Concentration

For Teachers 1st - 3rd
Students read and discuss literature containing characters who help and support one another. They identify caring vocabulary and actions and work together to design and play a card game that promotes caring attitudes and skills.
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Listening to Other Voices

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

For Teachers 11th - Higher Ed
Learners 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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Random Acts of Kindness for Kids

For Teachers K - 12th
Students examine the concept of kindness to others. They define kindness, listen to various stories about random acts of kindness, and create an e-mail chain describing their own acts of kindness that is sent around the world.
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How I Act Is Who I Am

For Teachers K
Students discuss the roles people have and how the people they know act after watching a puppet show. Puppets and teacher lead discussion with class and ask them to provide examples of being responsible , cooperative, respectful, and...