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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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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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Empathy

For Teachers 3rd - 6th
Teach your learners about support, respect, and listening skills with an activity about empathy. Class members set goals for themselves regarding their peer relationships, and monitor their own progress over a period of time.
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Empathy

For Teachers 4th - 6th Standards
Bring out the empathetic feelings in your elementary readers with a set of lessons about understanding the feelings of others. After your class looks up the dictionary definition of empathy, they apply their knowledge to several short...
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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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Empathy: Grades 9-12

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Empathy can be the glue that holds a society together. Learning how to see and appreciate a situation from another's point is key to developing empathy toward others. The two activities in this resource are designed to help teens...
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Empathy

For Teachers 4th - 6th Standards
Children are naturally friendly and communicative, but often have a hard time expressing their emotions in a clear and understandable way. Help them hone their communication skills with a set of activities based on creating empathy,...
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Building Empathy Creating Community

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
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.
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Social Awareness: Empathy

For Teachers 7th
As part of the unit on social, emotional health, seventh-graders examine the difference between a growth mindset and a fixed mindset. Pairs then engage in an activity that analyzes a scenario and role play resolution strategies that show...
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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, individuals collaborate...
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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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Walking in Someone Else’s Shoes

For Students 8th Standards
Can you ever know about someone's situation without living through it? Eighth graders learn more about understanding another person's experience and perspective with a lesson on empathy. After completing research about the lives of...
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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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Don't Laugh at Me

For Teachers Pre-K - 3rd Standards
You can prevent bullying in your classroom by addressing kindness, empathy, and acceptance with your littlest learners early on. After reading Don't Laugh at Me by Steve Seskin and Allen Shamblin, kids discuss the ways that words can...
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Sally’s Super Day

For Teachers 2nd Standards
After having a bad day, Sally took scholars' suggestions and had a super day. Pupils listen to her newest short story then discuss the events that occurred. They sort each event by what was in her control and what was not. Participants...
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"Indian Camp": Empathy, Ethics, Ethnicity

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Class members have an opportunity to develop empathy as they assume the identity of one of the characters in Ernest Hemingway's short story, "Indian Camp." They write about one event in the story from the point of view and in the voice...
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Lesson: Skin Fruit: Ideas of Empathy in Janine Antoni's Work

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Kids get artistic as they explore the impact of art materials, sculpture, and performance. They discuss the work of Janine Antoni and then create a performance piece that reflects social or global issues they feel strongly about. The end...
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Pay it Forward

For Teachers 7th - 12th Standards
Is it possible to measure kindness? Middle and high schoolers give it a try with a research project that tracks random acts of kindness. After planning seven ways to secretly improve the lives of others, learners use observational logs...
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Emotion Card Games

For Teachers K - 8th
Emotions come in all shapes and sizes, and can be difficult for young learners or students with special needs to identify. Support them in gaining the valuable social skill of recognizing emotions and understanding empathy with this...
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Justice for All - Educating Youth for Social Responsibility: Grades K-5

For Teachers K - 5th Standards
In grades kindergarten through fifth grade, scholars take part in a social-emotional learning unit designed to boost social responsibility. Three hundred pages provide lessons and activities related to everyday classroom practices, the...
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Stand in My Shoes

For Teachers Pre-K - 3rd Standards
Stand in My Shoes, a story by Bob Sornson, is an effective way to teach young learners about empathy and making friends. Once pupils read through the story, they answer a series of discussion questions and complete reading activities...
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Emotional Intelligence

For Students 3rd - 5th
Guide young learners through the tumultuous emotions of growing up with a set of worksheets about self-esteem and empathy. Each worksheet focuses on a different skill, allowing youngsters to work through their feelings and relate to...
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Respect for All Kinds of People Inside and Outside the School

For Teachers 4th Standards
Why is it important to embrace diversity? Scholars explore the topic by learning about the CARE acronym: Collaboration, Acceptance, Respect, Empathy. They also complete a diversity puzzle worksheet and play a collaborative game that...
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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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