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Teach Peace: Sadako & the thousand cranes

Teach Peace: Sadako & the thousand cranes

This assembly lays out the true story of Sadako, the girl who inspired hope after the atomic bombing of Hiroshima even after shed died from radiation poisoning. Part of the Teach Peace Pack from The Peace Education Network. Find more great assemblies at http://peace-education.org.uk/teach-peace Aim: to explore the human cost of war and see how children, so often the innocent victims, can work together for peace. This assembly is most effective if it is followed up in the classroom with the making of origami cranes carrying the children’s messages of peace. Some children may find the content of this assembly upsetting, so be aware of the need for sensitive follow up.
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