With this T4T tutorial, students learn how to sense the thoughts, feelings and experiences of others. They develop an understanding of the importance of recognizing empathetic attributes and using strategies to enhance their own empathy. This tutorial includes instructional suggestions for teachers (introducing terms, identifying attributes of concepts, reinforcing concepts, applying concepts in everyday teaching, and assessing student understanding) and resources for students (introductory activities, data chart, student guide and self-assessment rubric).

Art, Cross-curricular, Family studies / Sociology, Politics / Civics / Activism
Targeted grade range:
Intermediate (4-6), Middle (7-9), Senior (10-12)
Adaptable grade range:
Primary (K-3)
Type of lesson:
Fully developed lesson plan
Intellectual tool:
Habits of mind
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