# Origami Paper Teacher Resources

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For Teachers 3rd - 6th
Origami presents a beautiful way to express and test geometric and algebraic concepts.
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#### Origami Geometry

For Teachers 2nd - 5th Standards
Origami is an excellent way to combine Japanese culture, art, and geometric shapes into one engaging instructional activity! Scholars begin by listening to the story Sadako and the Thousand Paper Cranes and learn the origin of the...
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#### Origami Ducks: Geometry, Listening, and Following Directions

For Teachers 2nd - 4th
Make origami ducks with your class to reinforce geometry concepts and vocabulary; develop fine motor and visual translation skills; and enrich study of Japanese culture, the pond habitat, or migration. Create a whole group "worksheet"...
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#### Johnny Appleseed Origami

For Teachers 2nd
Second graders make an origami Johnny Appleseed. In this geometry lesson students follow folding instructions. They find different geometric shapes while they are folding. They create Johnny Appleseed's body and attach a face and hands...
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#### Line Plots: Frogs in Flight

For Teachers 3rd - 6th Standards
Have a hopping good time teaching your class how to collect and graph data with this fun activity-based lesson series. Using the provided data taken from a frog jumping contest, children first work together creating a line plot of the...
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#### Origami Flight: The Physical Setting

For Teachers 6th
Sixth graders investigate the forces that move certain objects.  In this physics instructional activity, 6th graders design and create paper flying objects using origami methods, which they practice flying in different conditions....
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#### The Grapes of Math

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students "think" through mathematical problem solving and provide solutions using a variety of strategies after listening to Greg Tang's book, The Grapes of Math.
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Illustrative Mathematics

#### Origami Stars

For Teachers 4th - 6th Standards
This one problem concentrates on the important concept of dividing a whole number by a unit fraction. Here, young mathematicians use pictures they draw to help answer this problem. Insight into the connection between multiplication and...
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#### Ordering Fractions and Decimals with use of Origami

For Teachers 5th
Fifth graders play a game using origami cubes with fractions and decimals written on them.  In this ordering instructional activity, 5th graders order the fractions and decimals while earning points for their team.
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#### Symmetry Worksheet

For Students 7th - 10th
This resource offers a series of hands-on activities in which learners sketch and construct symmetrical origami, paper dolls, snowflakes, and polyhedra while adhering to specific requirements. These activities ask class members to...
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#### Understanding Geometry Through Origami

For Teachers 6th
Sixth graders explore geometry by creating foldable shapes from paper. In this origami lesson, 6th graders discuss a brief history of the art form and practice creating simple geometric shapes with origami paper. Students share their...
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#### One, Two, Three...and They're Off

For Teachers 5th - 6th
Students make origami frogs to race. After the race they measure the distance raced, collect the data, enter it into a chart. They then find the mean, median, and mode of the data. Next, students enter this data into Excel at which time...
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#### Find Someone

For Teachers 2nd - 7th
Your class will participate in a series of math vocabulary activities to learn about parallel lines. They find people using a math list and connect math words in the context of sentences. They also read the math words in the example...
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#### End of the Year Geometry Projects

For Teachers 8th - 10th Standards
Geometry students will be ecstatic about these engaging and enlightening end-of-the-year projects! Types of project ideas include interviewing a geometer, an ABCs of geometry poster, an engineering lab report, and origami work.
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#### Origami Cubes

For Teachers 4th
Fourth graders use an origami design to make a set of cubes. Individually, they identify the characteristics of different quadrilaterals as they are folding the paper into cubes. To end the lesson, they make a new design with new...
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#### Fractions

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students study fractions. In this art lesson, students fold paper, use origami, making new shapes and discuss the area of the shapes created.
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#### Origami Frogs

For Teachers 9th
Ninth graders explore a variety of geometry and science concept while making an origami frog. The fold paper into the shape of a frog and conduct measurement activities including frog leaps.
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#### Fractions and Paper Folding

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students explore the concept of origami. In this origami lesson, students construct picture frames out of paper. Students find the midpoint of the paper and determine the fractional area of the paper as it is folded.
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#### Fractions and Paper Folding

For Teachers K - 11th
For this fraction lesson, students manipulate paper by folding it to create different shapes and sizes, they explore the concept of fractions, and discuss their observations as a class. This is a great lesson for getting students...
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#### Origami Cube

For Teachers 9th - 10th
Pupils compare two lengths using the area of a square. In this geometry lesson, students solve problems using ratio and proportion of the two shapes. They solve equations by taking the square root of both sides.
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#### Teamwork and Productivity: Building a Better "What's It"

For Teachers 4th - 7th
Students produce products and calculate their group's profit or loss.  For this productivity lesson, students work as a team to produce products at specific specifications for a pretend company.  At the end of the time limit, they...
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#### Area of Tangram Pieces

For Teachers 3rd - 4th
Mathematicians calculate the area of a tangram piece without using formulas. They use a geometry journal to record activities during this lesson. They make a set of tangrams and use them to compute area. They use what they discover to...
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#### Natural Selection I

For Teachers 8th
Eighth graders list the steps of Darwin's natural selection. They demonstrate the process of natural selection in a predation activity. Students create paper origami frogs to race across the floor and analyze the differences in the...
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#### Geometry Word Search

For Students 4th - 6th
In this word search worksheet, students find 32 hidden clues in a puzzle; all terms are used in origami and geometry and can be found vertically, horizontally, backwards or diagonally.