Sadako and the Thousand Paper Cranes has been published in several editions following the original publication in 1977.
Sadako and the Thousand Paper Cranes (Hardcover) by Eleanor Coerr. Putnam Juvenile (25th Anniversary edition, 2002). ISBN: 978-0399237997. pp: 80. Ages: 9-13, gr: 4-6
Paperback (1999) ISBN: 978-0698118027
Paperback (Puffin Modern Classics, 2004) ISBN: 978-0142401132
Picture book, condensed text of original. Sadako (Hardcover) by Eleanor Coerr; illustrated by Ed Young. Putnam Juvenile (1993). ISBN: 978-0399217715. pp: 48. Ages: 7-11, gr: 2-5

  1. Cross-curricular lessons for both Sadako and the Thousand Papar Cranes and Sadako (1993) by students at the University of North Carolina Charlotte, grades k-2 and 3-5 (pdf)

  2. A Web Quest by Pat Duhon, designed for use before reading the book, grades 3-5

  3. 1,000 Cranes Lesson Plan by Loren Fawcet, grades 3-5

  4. The Story of Sadako and the Art of Origami by Nancy Strand and Kim Duke, grades 4-6

  5. HERO lesson by Ms. Hildreth, grade 5

  6. Historical Fiction Lesson Plan by Amber Michelle Shelkett, grades 5-6 (brief)

  7. Cyberlesson (based on the 1993 book Sadako) by Sang-Eun Kim; before, during and after reading and rubric. grades 5-6

  8. Sadako: A Tribute to a Girl With Cancer, grades 5-8

  9. Sadako and the Thousand Paper Cranes by Ann Beck, grade 6, (Word doc)

  10. Sadako and Little Boy unit outline and lessons, grade 7

  11. SCORE CyberGuide by Debby Gaulin, grade 7

  12. Sadako & The Thousand Paper Cranes. plans for grades 3-6 and for grades 7-9. includes photos (pdf)

  13. Sadako’s Cranes by Randall Wilson, grades 6-8

  14. Asian Fusion lesson by Christine Jensen, grades 6-8

  15. Sadako and the Thousand Paper Cranes printables for use in lesson planning

Additional resources for purchase:
  1. edHelper Literature Unit; activities, vocabulary, chapter study guides, quizzes. grades 3-6 (most items available only to subscribers)

  2. Teaching Bank lesson packet by Michelle Heisler, $9.95 download

  3. Learning Links Novel-ties Study Guide, $17.00

  4. Literature Place Bookfolio and/or Reading Guide

  5. Novel Units Teaching Guide by Gloria Levine, $11.99

  6. S & S Learning Materials A Novel Study, Grades 4-6, $8.00


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