This lesson is written in a mini-lesson format which consists of the following components. The teaching point of Kindness begins with being kind to ourselves guides the lesson. The teacher begins with a connection, connecting text to real life with the book Those Shoes. Next the teacher teaches a five minute lesson on the teaching point of kindness. The students are then involved in active engagement by turning and talking to their partners. The lesson ends with a link reminding students that kindness begins with themselves.