Invite students to share a story about someone who had a positive impact on their life.
This activity supports the development of the following social-emotional skill: social awareness.
Engage students in a conversation about people who made a positive impact on their lives. You might ask:
Then, prompt students to use these guiding questions to share the story about how this person (and their actions) impacted their life (e.g., by creating artwork about them, writing them a letter, recording a video thanking them, etc.)
Share your students’ stories with your Empatico partner class (e.g., through a live virtual exchange or a tool like Flipgrid, Wakelet, Gimkit Ink, or Padlet). Invite students to share more about their experiences and ask each other questions.
Guide students through a post-activity reflection by asking the following questions: