Sadako and the Thousand Paper Cranes

Third graders explore their culture in comparison to Japanese culture by reading the book, Sadako and the Thousand Paper Cranes. They identify islands of Japan, create a Venn diagram comparing Japanese culture to American culture, and color the flag of Japan. After summarizing the book, they create paper cranes, write Haiku poetry, and research websites on Japan.

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Resource Details

Grade
3rd
Resource Type
Lesson Plans
Duration
21 days
Instructional Strategy
Research
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