Character Education Mr. Anderson Character Trait Compassion
Being genuinely concerned for the welfare of others.
A person who is compassionate is ethical and genuinely concerned with the welfare of other people.
A person who is compassionate shows that he/she cares about other people.
Feeling an emotional response to the pain and pleasure of others.
A person who is empathetic feels an emotional response to the pain and the pleasure of other people.
A person who is empathetic has a generous spirit toward other people.
Being kind, loving, and sensitive to others.
A considerate person is kind and loving.
A considerate person is sensitive to the needs of other people and helps people in need.
“The Lion and the Shepherd” -Aesop
Discussion Questions for “The Lion and the Shepherd”
Why do you think the shepherd helped the lion?
Can a person feel the emotions that someone else is feeling?
What does it mean to have empathy for someone?
If you are empathetic with a person, how does that make him feel?
With what person do you empathize the most?
Compassion Defined: Compassion means being kind and thoughtful towards others.