Is empathy in your curriculum? Because it should be! Kids and teens sometimes struggle with empathizing with others. Use this lesson to help them get better at understanding and applying empathy.
Included in the lesson are:
-1 “Empathy” Powerpoint (20 slides) – Be sure to read the “notes” under each slide for facilitator directions and notes.
*Activity: Empathy Card Sort
*Activity: Scenario Practice – includes 3 middle school relevant scenarios
*Discussion: Obstacles to Empathy
-1 Page of Cards for Card Sort Activity
ASCA National Standards Addressed:
-A:A3.2 Demonstrate the ability to work independently, as well as the ability to work cooperatively with other students
-PS:A1.9 Demonstrate cooperative behavior in groups
-PS:A2.2 Respect alternative points of view
-PS:A2.3 Recognize, accept, respect and appreciate individual differences
-PS:A2.6 Use effective communications skills
-PS:A2.7 Know that communication involves speaking, listening and nonverbal behavior
TPT Credits (all-stars!):
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