This lesson plan emphasizes the importance of learning to have empathy for others. It covers "good listening skills," not judging others, responding appropriately, and offering help. One group activity, and an art activity- "walk a mile in my shoes." clip art, printables, no prep needed.
Students will learn the importance of listening to others
Students will be able to recognize that to be empathetic they need to open themselves up emotionally as well.
Students will understand that withholding judgment is a key component to being empathetic
Students will be able to perceive the importance of offering help.
Students will learn the importance of challenging their own prejudices in order to be more empathetic.
Art activity on "walk a mile in my shoes."
Group activity on pairing up with another student and listening to them.
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