Lessons for Quilting

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  • Patchwork Quilting - … create individual squares of a patchwork quilt. Students' squares are compiled to form a classroom quilt which can be used to explore … to ask their parents about the background of the quilt : Who made the quilt? What was special about it? When was it … in a discussion about the book(s) and quilts. Allow students to share homemade quilts with the class, telling the background - who … will then attach all of the individual quilt squares to make one large class quilt. (If students need to review symmetry, have …
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  • Arithmetic Artistry - … lifelong learning. Materials - Enough material to create an appropriate size quilt for your class. ( I suggest that each student have a … index cards - Pictures of quilts - Flournoy, Valerie. The Patchwork Quilt. Penguin Putnam. January 1985 - Copy of the quilt template for each student (attached … they ever been part of creating a quilt? 4. Read the story The Patchwork Quilt to the class. Discuss the book and … around the entire length of the quilt. This will finish the ends and the quilt! 5. This quilt can then be a basis …
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  • Quilts - … Canada Geese Quilt by Natalie Kensey-Warnock (Family) Crazy Quilt by Kristin Avery (Easy/Family/Quilting project gone wrong) The Quilt Story by Tony Johnson (Pioneers) The Josefina Story Quilt by Eleanor Coerr (Pioneers) The Keeping Quilt by …
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  • Talking geometry through quilts - … Quilt by Patricia Polacco The Quilt Story by Tony Johnson The Josephina Story Quilt by Eleanor Coerr Sam Johnson and the Blue Ribbon Quilt by Lisa Campbell Ernst Quilts in the Attic by Robin Fleisher Kate's Quilt by John Burningham Comments Quilts are a …
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  • The Fabric of History - … African American history; create a blueprint for a quilt depicting this era. 4. Complete quilts; write an explanation of the significance of … -page explanation of the significance of the imagery of the quilt. Quilts and explanations may be displayed in the classroom or, if … relationship between African American slavery and the quilt. Write a short paper explaining how quilting became part of the slave lifestyle, the …
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  • Q Letter Ideas - … : cooksey@network-one.com (chris cooksey) ^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^ We made a class 'quilt' using squares of felt Amanda Pre-K/pa ^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^ http://www … flat on the table, the sound stops. Sandy ^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^ Q ideas quilt Give each child a piece of construction paper. Have them … tape from the back to form a cazy quilt. read the book the Quilt Story add a crown to house area and …
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  • Geometry, Patchwork Quilts, and Native American Culture - … , perimeter, and symmetry in the context of Native American quilts. INTRODUCTION: Star quilts are important in Native American culture. Stars are a … /morningstar.html http://www.womenfolk.com/quilting history/nativeam.htm http://www.native-american-star-quilts.com/ Trace the diamond below and … discussion on the history and tradition of Native American quilts. Display studentcreated quilt squares in the classroom, on a bulletin board or …
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  • Escaping Slavery: Sweet Clara and the Freedom Quilt - … in their journals: "Describe the purposes of quilts and the significance of Clara's quilt." Map-Making Activity Explain to students that … to lesson plans about quilts. To learn more about quilting and its history, visit the website, America's Quilting History. Read More About It Read other books about quilts: The Patchwork Quilt
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  • Quilts and Math - … patterns in quilt blocks by using manipulatives. complete a story quilt by creating an identifiable quilt pattern of their own making. Materials: Quilt Graphs (see Attachment One). Story Quilt Project (see Attachment Two). literature selections from Lesson Two: Story Quilt Project. books about quilts with …
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  • Diane Weisen - … Vaughan Following Freedom by Leni Donlan Books for Professional Development: Quilting Activities Across the Curriculum by Wendy Buchberg The Underground Railroad … freedom. Children learn that early American household quilts were more than just blankets. Quilts were used as secret codes of communication to … own secret code. Students design individual coded quilt blocks that become flags and group quilts that represent maps. Learning in this unit …
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