Using Origami to Promote Geometric Communication

  • Using Origami to Promote Geometric Communication

    Rebecca R. Robichaux and Paulette R. Rodrigue
    A middle school geometry lesson that uses origami to provide students with hands-on experiences related to such topics as angles, triangles, quadrilaterals, polygons, symmetry, congruence, similarity, and fractions. Mathematical communication is promoted throughout the lesson through the use of cooperative learning, peer teaching, and journal writing.a middle school geometry lesson that uses origami to provide students with hands-on experiences related to such topics as angles, triangles, quadrilaterals, polygons, symmetry, congruence, similarity, and fractions. Mathematical communication is promoted throughout the lesson through the use of cooperative learning, peer teaching, and journal writing. Lesson plan and activity sheets included.