Wednesday, March 8

“Unless someone like you cares a lot, nothing is going to get better. It’s not.”
— Dr. Seuss



Today’s Excerpt:

Sentence stem: “I can show compassion by…”

We can become more compassionate by imagining how someone else might feel and deciding how to respond.

Read these scenarios and imagine a compassionate response:

  • You are playing a game with your friend during recess. You win and your friend gets really upset and starts crying.
  • Your sibling is riding their scooter outside and falls off. They didn’t get badly injured, but they are sad and hurt.
  • At lunch you notice a new student sitting alone. They have their head down and shoulders slumped as they eat lunch.
  • Your friend hates getting shots. They have a doctor’s appointment and have to get vaccinated soon and are very scared.


  • Who in the situation needs compassion? How do you know?
  • How could you show compassion?
  • Have you ever felt like any of the people in the scenarios?