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407 reviewed resources for compassion

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Choosing Compassion

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Pupils, after reading the book, "Caesar: On Deaf Ears," explore what "compassion" means and how to make compassionate choices in life. They analyze the problems in the novel as well as search to find solutions to the problem. In...
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Overcoming Teacher Compassion Fatigue

For Teachers Pre-K - Higher Ed
Learn more about self-care strategies and overcoming compassion fatigue so you can take care of your students and loved ones!
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Animals Can Teach Us Compassion

For Teachers 1st - 5th
Students explore how to turn difficult situations into positive ones by having compassion for others. They read the book, Norman to the Rescue. Students are asked to take notes during the story and write a summary afterwards. They define...
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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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Dr. Seuss in the Classroom

For Teachers 6th Standards
Explore the works of Dr. Seuss, such as Horton Hears a Who, Horton Hatches and Egg, The Sneetches and Other Stories, The Lorax, The Butter Battle Book, and Yertle the Turtle and Other Stories. Each story lesson includes reading...
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My Character Odyssey

For Teachers 9th
Ninth graders explore and analyze how the trial of life can develop one's character and values of respect, responsibility and compassion. They, while reading and evaluating "The Odyssey," reflect upon their own hero journey and write...
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A Place for Everyone: Lesson 13

For Teachers 5th
Fifth graders create a 3 to 5 paragraph summary of the book they read that focuses on compassion. In this writing lesson plan, 5th graders work through the basic writing structure of paragraphs before they write.
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Self-Esteem Quotes

For Students 8th Standards
Teenagers are so worried about what others think of them that they seldom stop to consider how they think of themselves. An introspective lesson plan prompts class members to analyze their own self-esteem in the context of several...
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What Is Bullying?

For Students 6th Standards
Scholars discover what it means to fight injustice with the first of four lessons on becoming an upstander. Pupils learn how to respond to a bully with compassion, respect, and assertiveness. Finally, they write guided book reports based...
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Multicultural Book Report

For Teachers 7th Standards
Understanding the plot of a book is important, but recognizing the ways characters relate to each other in kind ways and respect each others' differences is a new level of comprehension. Connect a unit on compassion and understanding...
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Active Listening

For Teachers 7th Standards
Listening to a friend is not just waiting for your turn to talk. Learn more about active listening and what it really means to be a good listener with a lesson that focuses on kindness and compassion for others.
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Immigration

For Teachers 7th Standards
There are likely members of your class who are immigrants to your country, and even more of them whose parents, grandparents, or great grandparents left their countries to find a new life. Teach seventh graders about treating immigrants...
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An Exercise in Self Compassion

For Students 7th - 12th
Self-evaluation may be key to success but it can also lead to being too critical, which can, in turn, lead to depression. Check out the six steps detailed in this video that show how to appreciate and take care of one's self.
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Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer

For Teachers 1st - 4th
Students explore the concept of self-respect. In this character education lesson plan, students listen to the original "Rudolph, the Red-Nosed Reindeer" story and listen to the song. Students discuss the meaning of the word underdog and...
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Cultivating Caring - Filling Buckets of Caring Carrots

For Teachers K - 3rd
Students practice compassion. In this character education lesson, student read Have You Filled a Bucket Today? by Carol McCloud. Students discuss the book as well as ways to demonstrate they care for one another. Students fill buckets...
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Owen and Mzee

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Pupils examine the trait of compassion. For this character education lesson, students read Owen and Mzee: The True Story of a Remarkable Friendship by Isabella Hatkoff. Pupils discuss the theme of the story as well as what it means to...
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Kindness in the News

For Teachers 7th Standards
Sometimes it can be difficult to find positive items in the midst of all of the negative news, but acts of kindness are occurring around us every day. Inspire class members to find and document positive news stories in a lesson that...
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Reflecting on Self-Kindness

For Students 6th Standards
What does it mean to practice self-care? With the first of four lessons in a Being Kind series, scholars discuss the topic of kindness with classmates. Then, they complete a worksheet to analyze quotes about kindness. To finish, pupils...
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Explore Cultural Diversity Through Art

For Teachers 10th - 12th
Explore cultural diversity and build tolerance. Learners view art representing various cultures by Canadian painters. (Adapt with images or artists that reflect your demographics.) The class creates a collage or mural depicting cultural...
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Defining Caring

For Teachers 8th
Eighth graders define caring. In this character education lesson, 8th graders examine the attributes of compassion as they discuss altruism, empathy, and selflessness.
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Theft

For Teachers 7th - 12th Standards
The story Theft is about a stolen purse, compassion, and two misunderstood individuals. Young authors critically read the story to understand the events, details, and techniques used by the author to convey the narrators point of view....
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Caring and Compassion

For Students K - 5th
In this caring and compassion worksheet, students read a set of guidelines on how to be a caring person, then complete a set of discussion questions based on a referenced video. Suggestions for writing assignments and activities are also...
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Anna Karenina Theme of Compassion and Forgiveness

For Students 10th - Higher Ed
In this reading comprehension worksheet, students respond to 4 short answer and essay questions based on themes in Anna Karenina. Students may also complete their choice of 3 reading activities suggested.
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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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