• To describe what compassion is
  • To demonstrate how to show compassion in their school community

After watching the video, discuss a few of the questions below, either in small groups or as a class. Project the Josh Opening Doors Questions slide using a document camera or projector. The questions on the slide are:

      1. Did watching the video prompt any questions for you?
      2. Josh was kind of vulnerable, wasn’t he? What is your reaction to him and his situation?
      3. What do you think of Josh’s decision to open doors? Could you see yourself doing something like this? Why or why not?
      4. Josh’s mom suggests ‘fighting back with kindness’ in tough situations. Do you think that can work? Why or why not?
      5. Josh says that opening doors was a simple act that changed his life. What are some simple acts of kindness that we can do around school to make it a more positive place?
      6. What simple acts of kindness can you do for yourself?