What person best shows empathy? Create a Wordle or Taxedo with words that summarise their life and and achievements. Make sure empathy is large.
How does empathy connect with your school-wide year theme? Write a paragraph about this.
Take a Picture - Create a short 30sec video - a movie trailer Upload these to our media gallery on the topic of empathy. A picture can say a thousand words apparently - maybe even one from your class activity.
Look at the empathy Quotes below. Pick one for a poster. Can you add items that will illustrate this quote further?
Current Events: Bring in articles from newspapers and magazines describing situations in which empathy is being displayed. Talk/write about who is demonstrating the form of empathy.
Empathy Quotes “Yet, taught by time, my heart has learned to glow for other’s ￼good, and melt at other’s woe.” —Homer “When you are kind to someone in trouble, you hope they’ll remember and be kind to someone else. And it’ll become like wildfire.”—Whoopie Goldberg More Quotes
Can you write a poem like the ones above with a simple animation. What program would you use for this? Can you write a poem with the letters of the word empathy, one each at the beginning of each line? More Questions to Discuss
Why do some people sometimes do nothing to help someone who is in need? How important is listening? Is fear a factor?
What are the risks and rewards of empathy?
Can you think of some interesting other ways to gain the reputation of being a person with empathy?
Why is empathy so important in relationships?
How is empathy a journey?
Can animals show empathy?
What can you do to make this a world with more empathy?
Do you consider yourself to be a person with empathy? Why, or why not?
What does empathy have to do with the quality of your character?
Word Bank for Wordle Use the words below to make a Wordle. What can you add? What will you repeat to emphasise?
Empathy Empathy Empathy Empathy Empathy capacity recognise emotions experience experience experience experience sentient being. amount of empathy experience accurate sympathy compassion physical-affection, passion, partiality, emotional states, from caring for other people and having a desire to help them, to experiencing emotions that match another person's emotions, knowing-what-other-person-is-thinking-feeling, blurring-line-between-self-and-others see see see see blurring-line-between-self-and-others imitative capacities help help concern concern perspective taking perspective taking perspective taking development ability to understand and share the feelings of another ability to understand and share the feelings of another level level response response self self response response respond ethics ethical value value value value right wrong right assess respect cherish aspire regard attain discover opportunities, unravel-problems, gain insights, identify, identify, process vision, skills tools need continue make positive impacts in people’s-lives people’s-lives