Year 10 History & English: Sadako and the Thousand Paper Cranes
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Year 10 History & English: Sadako and the Thousand Paper Cranes
An examination of significant events of World War II, including the Holocaust and use of the atomic bomb (ACDSEH107) Analyse and evaluate how people, cultures, places, events, objects and concepts are represented in texts, including media texts, through language, structural and/or visual choices (ACELY1749)
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7–10 History Foundation to Year 10 Curriculum by rows - The Australian Curriculum v8.1

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Exploring Origami | Exploratorium Magazine

In Japan, legend says that a person who makes a thousand origami cranes will live a long life. The legend took on new meaning in 1955, when Sadako Sasaki (shown above and below), a twelve-year-old girl who was exposed to radiation during the bombing of Hiroshima, contracted leukemia.

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Paper Cranes and the Children's Peace Monument

Paper Cranes and the Children's Peace Monument | Year 10 History & English: Sadako and the Thousand Paper Cranes | Scoop.it

"Story about the making of paper cranes and the Children's Peace Monument"

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Sadako and the Thousand Paper Cranes - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Sadako and the Thousand Paper Cranes

Sadako and the Thousand Paper Cranes is a non-fiction children's book written by American author Eleanor Coerr and published in 1977. The book has been translated to many languages and published in many places, to be used for peace education programs in primary schools.

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History resources that support teaching about Asia
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Asia Education Foundation website - resources for the study of Asia and Asian life. For school leaders, teachers and students. Specific sites for China, India, Indonesia, Japan, Korea, Thailand, Vietnam, Malaysia and the Philippines.
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This 1946 film shows actual footage of the atomic bomb destruction of Hiroshima and Nagasaki Japan - YouTube

"Footage of the two atomic bombings against the cities of Hiroshima and Nagasaki in Japan"

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Hiroshima Peace Memorial Park - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Hiroshima Peace Memorial Park

Hiroshima Peace Memorial Park is a memorial park in the center of Hiroshima, Japan. It is dedicated to the legacy of Hiroshima as the first city in the world to suffer a nuclear attack, and to the memories of the bomb's direct and indirect victims (of whom there may have been as many as 140,000).

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How to Fold a Paper Crane

How to Fold a Paper Crane | Year 10 History & English: Sadako and the Thousand Paper Cranes | Scoop.it
The origami crane is perfect as a gift, as a decoration, or as the first step to making a senbazuru. The cranes are delicate, but surprisingly easy and fun to fold, so don't hesitate to give this craft a try.
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Sadako and the Thousand Paper Cranes

Sadako and the Thousand Paper Cranes | Year 10 History & English: Sadako and the Thousand Paper Cranes | Scoop.it
Hiroshima-born Sadako is lively and athletic--the star of her school's running team. And then the dizzy spells start. Soon gravely ill wi...
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