Sadako and the Thousand Paper Cranes: Summary & Characters


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Who is the author of 'Sadako and the Thousand Paper Cranes?'

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1. In 'Sadako and the Thousand Paper Cranes', which one of Sadako's family members was killed when the atom bomb fell on Hiroshima?

2. In 'Sadako and the Thousand Paper Cranes', what did Sadako dream of doing when she got into junior high school?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

The plot of Sadako and the Thousand Paper Cranes will be the subject of this combination quiz and worksheet. You will be quizzed on the events of the story directly involving Sadako and her sickness.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

This quiz and worksheet will contain questions about the following:

  • The author's name
  • Sadako's family
  • Sadako's dream when she reaches junior high school
  • Sadako's reason for folding paper cranes
  • What Sadako's story stands as a symbol for today

Skills Practiced

  • Making connections - understand the symbolism of Sadako and her ensuing monument in Hiroshima
  • Information recall - use what you have learned to tell who the author of the story is
  • Reading comprehension - remember key elements of the plot to recall Sadako's family members and what her sickness really was

Additional Learning

To understand more of the story, view the lesson titled Sadako and the Thousand Paper Cranes: Summary & Characters, which contains information on the following topics:

  • The atomic bomb launch
  • Sadako's ailing health
  • Sadako's classmates
  • Sadako and Kenji