Lesson #1: Japanese Armor and Oragami

Introduction: Learn about Learn about Japanese armor (yoroi) from the early 14th century.

Read about the samurai armor shown here, then the visit each part of the page: watch, discover, imagine, and create. 

Activity: Fold an origami samurai helmet. Discover how to create your own helmet under "watch" and "create."  

Materials Needed:  Newspaper or wrapping paper sheet, 20 x 20-inch square

Assessment: Please complete the Exit Ticket