Health and Physical Education 3, 4, 5, 6
In this activity, students will learn what empathy is, how it effects actions and behaviours as well as how to express empathy. Additionally, students will learn the skills and feelings associated with empathy.
Students will learn the skills, feelings and behaviours associated with empathy.
What you’ll need
Computer for media
Empathy Card Game and Die
Scissors and Glue for Empathy Die
Materials for creating a brainstorming wall (this could be done on a whiteboard or perhaps by using some post it notes, card, coloured pens etc.)
Year 3, 4, 5, 6
Health and Physical Education
Cross Curriculum Priority
done Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Histories and Cultures
done Asia and Australia's Engagement with Asia
done ICT Capability
done Critical and Creative Thinking
done Personal and Social Capability
done Ethical Understanding
done Intercultural Understanding
Describe how respect, empathy and valuing diversity can positively influence relationships.
Practise skills to establish and manage relationships.
Examine the influence of emotional responses on behaviour and relationships.
About Empathy and Feelings
In this activity, students reflect on information portrayed in the video to define and demonstrate Empathy.
Empathy Card and Die Game
In this activity, students use scenarios from the Empathy Cards and Die to discuss strategies relating to Empathy.