Arts of Asia in Reach
1,000 Cranes Lesson Plan
2. Lesson Materials


Lesson Plan (PDF 192KB)
Handout: Origami Cranes Folding Instructions (PDF 48KB)
Handout: Studying the Crane (PDF 192KB)
Handout: Word Search (PDF 32KB)
Project Rubric (PDF 56KB)

Materials for Studio Activity
  • Sadako (the picture book) by Eleanor Coerr
  • At least (1) 9"x 9" square of origami paper per student
  • Craft stick for creasing folds
  • Origami step by step instructions written on large poster board (alternatively have one sheet of folding instructions per desk or per table).
  • Handouts on Crane biology and history: Studying the Crane

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