Lesson Plan

Reading Faces

The first step to helping students develop empathy is teaching them about feelings. In this lesson, students learn what feelings look like by crafting their own emotional faces.
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Learning Objectives

Students will be able to identify emotions shown through different facial expressions.


(10 minutes)
  • Make an angry face. Ask students how they think you feel.
  • Now ask students to make a happy face. Have them think about what is the same in all their happy faces (smiles, big eyes, etc.)