Checkin: Draw/write - Something you mindful you did this week!
How would you define respect?
Respect means treating people with kindness and courtesy. Respect means listening to others and taking their feelings into consideration. Respect means being open-minded and willing to learn from others.
Respect for Others
Empathy - The ability to understand and share the feelings of another person. Honesty - A form of respect that involves being truthful. Integrity - Doing the right thing even when no one is watching.
In what ways can we show respect to others?
- Speaking politely
- Listening carefully
- Giving compliments
- Encouraging others
- Being honest and trustworthy
The word 'respect' comes from the Latin word 'respectus', which means 'to look back at', or 'to look at again'. The Swedish language has two different words for respect: 'respekt' and 'aktsamhet', with the latter referring to a more general kind of respect. In ancient Chinese culture, respect was not only shown through words but also through actions such as bowing and kneeling.
Did you know?
What does it mean to have respect for someone?
Why is it important to show respect to those around us?
Why is it important to show respect to our elders and teachers?
What is something you have done recently to show respect for someone else?
What is something you have learned about respect from the people around you?