Students engage in a literature study in order to comprehend the times of the Japanese during World War II. Specifically they look at the life of a little girl named Sadako in Hiroshima and how she overcomes her deadly disease of Leukemia.
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Sadako and the Thousand Paper Cranes
Students explore world cultures by reading a book in class. In this origami lesson plan, students read the book Sadako and the Thousand Paper Cranes and identify the Japanese culture of creating origami art. Students define vocabulary...
1st - 5th English Language Arts
Asian America: Heritage Experience
Learners of all ages read and discuss books about Asian America. In this Asian-America lesson plan, different books for every age group are listed and various teaching strategies are suggested. Great tips cover virtually every grade level!
K - 12th English Language Arts
We Are Alike, We Are Different:A Focus on Japan
First graders develop a connection with students in a first grade classroom in Japan. They begin to develop a curiosity about Japan--the landscape, the people, and their culture, while developing an understanding of the Five Themes of...
1st Social Studies & History