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Subjects

  • Arts
  • Language Arts

Grade

  • 3-5
  • 6-8
  • 9-12
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Brief Description

Students complete hands-on activities that teach about origami, an Asian paper-folding art form.

Objectives

Students will

  • define the word origami,
  • learn about the history of origami,
  • follow directions to complete origami projects.

Keywords

Asia, art, Asian American, origami, paper folding, Japan

Materials Needed[shopmaterials]

  • teacher-selected library sources about origami or printouts from the sites listed in the lesson
  • one sheet of square paper per student
  • computers with Internet access (optional)

Lesson Plan

Extension: Have students make other origami projects using the directions from the sites mentioned above or these suggested sites:

Assessment

Evaluate students' completed projects.

Lesson Plan Source

Education World

Submitted By

Lois Lewis

National Standards

Fine Arts:
  NA-VA.K-4.1
  NA-VA.K-4.2
  NA-VA.K-4.4
  NA-VA.5-8.1
  NA-VA.5-8.2
  NA-VA.5-8.4
  NA-VA.9-12.1
  NA-VA.9-12.1

Language Arts:
  NL-ENG.K-12.1
  NL-ENG.K-12.3
  NL-ENG.K-12.9

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