We found 415 reviewed resources for compassion
Cultivating Caring - Filling Buckets of Caring Carrots
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...
Huddle up with a Character based Economic Plan to help Community Friends
3rd - 5th
Students complete Perseverance, Courage, and Caring lessons from Get into the Game: Beyond Winning to properly prepare students for cooperative group learning and create a class climate conducive for a successful unit. They create a...
President George H. W. Bush 1989 Inaugural Address
21 mins 6th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
President George Herbert Walker Bush, sworn in as the 41st president of the United States, addresses the nation on January 20, 1989. He connects patriotism with hard work, citizenship with compassion, and strength in both American...
The Great Smelly, Slobbery, Small-Tooth Dog
1st - 3rd CCSS: Adaptable
Read the story The Great Smelly, Slobbery, Small-Tooth Dog: A Folktale from Great Britain by Margaret Read MacDonald and choose from multiple activities to learn about the tale's theme—kindness. With so many options, your kind kids will...
Reading and Writing about Miss Moo Goes to the Zoo by Kelly Graves
Student discuss what it means to be bored before listening to Kelly Graves story, Miss Moo Goes To the Zoo. They list the story elements using a graphic organizer and to determine why Miss Moo is special. They discuss how each of is...
Random Acts of Kindness: Self Esteem
8th CCSS: Adaptable
The adolescent years can be turmoil on a child's self-esteem. Help them to keep self-talk and peer discussions positive with a four-lesson series that encourages learners to contribute to a supportive class atmosphere—and to be kind to themselves as well.
4 Lessons From Robots about Being Human
17 mins 9th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
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....
An Introduction to Friedrich Nietzsche’s On the Genealogy of Morality
3 mins 9th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
Where does our sense of morality come from? Friedrich Nietsche's On the Genealogy of Morality is the focus of a short explanatory video. Clarifying the difference between the concepts of good and bad based on one's societal framework,...
Responding with Kindness Role-plays
6th CCSS: Designed
New ReviewThank you. Excuse me. I'm sorry! Pupils watch a video about encouraging things people should say more often. Next, they work in small groups to develop a role-play based on a difficult situation. They perform their role-plays for the...
Building Empathy Creating Community
6th - 8th CCSS: Adaptable
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.
iChat Debate: Does Holden Caulfied Deserve Our Compassion?
9th - 12th
Students prepare for and hold a classroom debate via typed text on a literary topic. Two groups conduct an iChat debate using iChat AV software to document the debate as it happens. Pupils conduct a post-debate analysis of the debate...
Claim It: Differences and Similarities, Creating a Climate of Inclusion
9th - 12th
Young scholars explore the concept of diversity. In this inclusion lesson, students discuss similarities and differences among young scholars in their class, identify the benefits of diversity, and write personal commitment statements...
Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No-Good, Very Bad Day
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...
What's Missing? Making Room for Multiple Perspectives
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...
Introductory lesson for the beginning of each new year
3rd - 4th
Young scholars explore, analyze and discuss the human values of truth, love, peace, righteousness, and responsibility. They discover that these values help everyone live more happily and in greater harmony with other people. Valuing...
Health Education: An Integrated Approach; A Day Without Sight
Fourth graders hypothesize about the difficulties they may encounter if they did not have their sense of sight, in order to establish a sense of empathy for the disabled. In this lesson plan on senses, 4th graders record all of the...
Civil Rights Historical Investigations
9th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
The murder of Emmett Till, the Selma to Montgomery march, and the desegregation of Boston schools are the focus of three units that ask class members to investigate why these events were so key in the struggle for civil rights. Groups...
Introduce Vocabulary: A Picture Book of Helen Keller (Adler)
K - 3rd
The story of Helen Keller is a fascinating one for young scholars; use it to practice reading comprehension and new vocabulary as learners listen to you read David Adler's picture book (hint: this strategy can be applied to any book)....
Measuring Bullying Victimization, Perpetration, and Bystander Experiences: A Compendium of Assessment Tools
6th - 12th
Designed to provide tools to assess a range of bullying experiences, from perpetrators, to victims, to bystanders, the assessment tools in this packet asks pupils to rate themselves as bullies, victims, and/or bystanders. There are also...