Students will learn about “Compassion”. The lesson addressed key facts about compassion for student. An activity urges students to demonstrate compassion in relating to a project of giving. The lesson connected to the story “The Giving Tree”, by Shel Silverstein and two other stories. Teacher can reorganized the PowerPoint in order to address a grade level (2nd-5th Grades). Students will learn about “Reaching Beyond Themselves”. The lesson is connected to the Macy’s Believe Campaign. This is a unique way to help students learn about compassion. There are video clips from Make-A-Wish Foundation and PSA about compassion. This is an excellent way to incorporate a “kindness and Compassion” lesson and “spirit-of-the giving-season” lesson. Possible service project for a hold school.
Upon completion, students will be able to:
• define compassion
• exemplify compassionate acts