Lessons for Quilting

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  • Quilting - A pioneer Craft - … and encourage students to create their own quilt pattern by using the four quilt squares examples. Quilting has been practiced for thousands of … cultures. Dutch and English colonists brought quilts to America where quilting was practiced in the colonies. Quilts came with the prairie pioneers as … : Coerr, Eleanor. The Josefina's Story Quilt. Johnston, Tony. The Quilt Story. Jonas, Ann. The Quilt. Evaluate the extent to which students are …
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  • Crazy Quilts - … a quilt, if possible, a “crazy quilt.” These can be obtained through your local historical society or local quilting guild. Books on quilts and quilting … a real “crazy quilt.” Assessment Discussion: What makes our artwork “crazy quilt” similar to a real quilt? Why are quilts considered beautiful works of art? What is the link between agriculture (farming), women and quilts
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  • Knowing Me, Knowing You: Exploring Beliefs and Values - … Students’ portfolios Sample quilts (ask parents to supply or laminate pictures of quilts) Velcro pieces, cut up. Large quilt attached to black board … • Ask students what a quilt is. Have them share their personal experience with quilts. Perhaps some students had quilts when they were babies. Engaging Interest • Pass around samples of quilts from the collection …
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  • Geo Jammin' By Design - Day 1, Lesson 6: Quilt Story - … questions, students recognize the use of geometric components in quilts, and that quilts are an artistic form that reflect the cultural heritage … the thought question. Formative assessment occurs as students suggest that quilts are handed down from generation to generation teaching the values … the geometric components and patterns of the quilt and the cultural heritage significance of quilts as they are made as an art …
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  • Geo Jammin' By Design - Day 7, Lesson 36: DeSign Sampler - … is monitored. Listen for appropriate discussion about quilts and quilting, and geometric components of the quilt they are writing about. Also, listen for … paragraphs should be accurate with regards to quilts and quilting, and geometric aspects of the sample quilt they are writing about. Also, detail … reflect on this activity. Web Links Photographs for quilts for student reports. Quilts Student Web Lesson Ask Hannah Attached Files Student task …
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  • Quilt Geometry I - … Way Through Geometry http://its.guilford.k12.nc.us/webquests/quilts/quilts.htm This activity is a web quest. Students may also … to be visiting the American Archive of Quilt Design web site to explore some quilt designs to look for some of the … below. This will take you to the Quilt Design Archive. http://www.womensearlyart.net/quilts/ 1. You will see a large picture … grid paper to represent one block of your quilt design. You may make your quilt as large as the paper allows, but …
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  • The Fabric of America - … history by participating in a class-wide paper quilt project. Each student creates three quilt squares representing the past, present and future … their three quilt squares. Then, students write, on one index card for each quilt square, a paragraph discussing how their quilt square choices … present his or her quilt squares and their explanations. Students' quilt squares should then be arranged in three separate quilts (past, present and …
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  • A Quilt of Many Colors - … its characters, setting, or events. Materials: The Patchwork Quilt Quilt or other personal items The Quilt Song (pdf) Person Outline (pdf) Chart Paper … , by Tony Johnston; ISBN 0-590-43890-5 The Patchwork Quilt, by Valerie Flournoy; ISBN 0590897535 Attachments quilt_song.pdf person_outline.pdf … on butcher paper in the shape of a quilt and display this special classroom quilt on a wall in the school. Have …
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  • The Underground Railroad Hidden Quilt Code - … will learn some of the basic concepts of quilting. A display of quilts in the Saugus Town Hall during the biennial Hammersmith … Initiating Activity: Students will be shown pictures of various quilts from the quilting magazines of today. They will then be introduced to … background to create a patterned quilt block, and then joining the individual quilt blocks together to complete the quilt. For Older Students: This …
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  • Fairy Tale Adventures - … / Learning Demonstration 1. The teacher shares samples of quilts and describes a quilt as a blanket made from a variety of pieces … . 5. The teacher then attaches this "modelled" quilt square to three previously prepared quilt squares. (A magnetic board would be useful here … activity. 8. The teacher pieces the quilt squares together to create a class fairy tale quilt. Catholic Connection The teacher may choose …
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