Sadako and Her Cranes
Students will be able to demonstrate their understanding of Japanese history by making a summary of the book Sadako and The Thousand Paper Cranes. The students will attempt to make a paper crane like Sadako.
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Sadako and the Thousand Paper Cranes
Students explore world cultures by reading a book in class. In this origami lesson, students read the book Sadako and the Thousand Paper Cranes and identify the Japanese culture of creating origami art. Students define vocabulary terms...
1st - 5th English Language Arts
Reading Strategies for the Social Studies Class
Word splashes, read-draw-talk-write activities, exhibits. Middle schoolers use the Storypath approach to a unit study of America's concerns during the Cold War and the Cuban Missile Crisis. Teams organize a 21st century world's fair,...
6th - 8th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Sadako and the Thousand Paper Cranes by Eleanor Coerr
Students read about Japan, match vocabulary with definitions about Japan, eat food, make Carp Kites, and more having to do with Japan. In this Japan lesson plan, students also make origami and answer short answer questions.
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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
Traveling on the Sea of Gold: An Adventure in Japan Through Literature
Students explore the geography and culture of Japan through the story "Sea of Gold" by Yoshiko Uchida. They draw a travel poster of Japan, label a map of Japan, use chopsticks to eat Cheerios, read and discuss various books about Japan,...
3rd - 5th English Language Arts