Activity – 8th – Harper
Why Compassion is Important
- Introduce Shay’s Story. Tell students that this story is about one child’s experience as perceived by his father.
- Read the story aloud to the class.
- As a story of compassion, students should ask themselves if they would have the courage to do what the ball players did in this story.
- After reading the story to the class, have each student complete the Why is Compassion Important? worksheet.