Justice, equity and compassion in human relations

The following questions are writing prompts for the CRE Grades 4+ class. They are designed to use critical thinking to examine each principal. Each question shows the Bloom’s Taxonomy level.

  1. What does it mean to have justice, equity and compassion in human relations? How are these concepts interconnected and why are they important for building a fair and just society? (Analysis)
  2. What are some examples of inequality or injustice in our society? How do these issues impact individuals and groups, and what can be done to address them? (Analysis)
  3. Think of a situation where you had to decide between being fair or showing compassion. How did you make your decision? How do justice and compassion sometimes conflict, and how can we reconcile these values? (Evaluation)
  4. How can we work towards creating a more equitable and just society? What actions can we take as individuals, and what role do governments and institutions play in promoting justice and equity? (Synthesis)