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The Craft Revival and Economic Change
Examine the North Carolina craft revival. In this economics instructional activity, explore the historical challenges that face North Carolinians in the early 1900's and research primary sources to determine how the craft revival came to be.
8th - 12th Visual & Performing Arts 3 Views 3 Downloads
Students, after researching various textile patterns, colors and motifs, explore and discover the vibrant colors and patterns of traditional African fabrics. Together they create an informative classroom textile quilt that illustrates diverse cultures.
4th - 10th Social Studies & History 3 Views 4 Downloads
Industrialization and Progressive Reform in the Craft Revival
Discover how to change hobbies into job opportunities. In this Craft Revival lesson, students research work conditions and write journal entries that reflect their research findings.
8th - 12th Social Studies & History 3 Views 3 Downloads
New Review Inside India
What can a Ganesh statue, hand ornament, and print block tell you about India? Introduce your learners to the geography, history, and culture of India by analyzing primary sources and using the well-designed worksheets provided in this resource.
3rd - 8th Social Studies & History 28 Views 20 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Traditional Crafts and Decorative Arts in Louisiana Worksheet
This resource outlines an extensive list of websites about different kinds of material culture in Louisiana. The list covers five categories: outdoor and indoor crafts, Louisiana folk life articles, quilt making, house types, and general information about Louisiana crafts.
6th - 11th Social Studies & History 3 Views 10 Downloads
A Fresh Twist on Fabric Folding
Students practice different ways to fold fabric. Using different types of fabrics, they create 3D fabric models to be used in quilts or clothing. They share their designs with the class and critique their classmates design.
4th - 6th Visual & Performing Arts 3 Views 2 Downloads
Weaving in Ecuador
Sixth graders learn about weaving practices in Ecuador. In this weaving and textiles lesson, 6th graders work in groups in learn about the weaving process by looking at pictures. Students complete a photo analysis and a mini-weaving project.
6th Visual & Performing Arts 3 Views 9 Downloads
Personal Narrative Paragraphs: Class Quilt
Begin this activity by asking third graders to bring from home pieces of cloth that represent something important to them. (Have extras for students who need them.) They reflect on important events in their lives, compose narrative paragraphs, peer edit with partners, and write their final drafts on the cloth with fabric pens or permanent markers.
3rd - 4th Visual & Performing Arts 3 Views 37 Downloads
Telling Tales About Textiles
Students analyze the different types of textiles, processes for creating cloth, and inventions utilized to manufacture industrial goods. In this Telling Tales About Textiles activity, students weave on a card loom to create their own products.
4th - 7th Social Studies & History 8 Views 4 Downloads
Clay Pot Winter Friends
Students create ice blue, clay pot winter friends using clay pots, ice blue paints, markers, felt, and fabric in this Art lesson for the winter time. The lesson would be ideal for the early elementary classroom during the winter months.
K - 3rd Visual & Performing Arts 3 Views 8 Downloads
Students examine colors, patterns, and meanings of the designs in a traditional form of weaving from Ghana called a Kente cloth. They create a replica drawing of a Kente cloth using paper and Crayola Overwriters Markers. Drawings can be duplicates of authentic patterns or may be created using own symbols.
4th - 6th Social Studies & History 3 Views 4 Downloads
Practice the native concept of weaving with traditional classroom items. Using assorted colors of construction paper, your class will simulate how to weave. This is a great activity to connect to a Native American, Mexican, or other cultural unit.
3rd - 10th Visual & Performing Arts 4 Views 36 Downloads
Lights, Sounds, Fabrics and Designs: Careers in the World of Design
Learners investigate the broad range of jobs that can be found in the world of design. Students explore sound design, language architecture, etc. Learners design a resource book and post it on a website for others to share.
9th - 12th Language Arts 12 Views 22 Downloads
The Crusades: Voices and Perspectives
Invite your young historians to discover the distinct perspectives of Muslim, European, Jewish, and Byzantine groups during the Crusades. Class members are divided into groups and are given a packet of handouts, including background information, maps, artistic depictions of major figures, and more, to review for a particular historical group.
10th - 12th Social Studies & History 66 Views 59 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Camouflage!: Collecting Data and Concealing Color
Help young scholars see the important role camouflage plays in the survival of animals with a fun science lesson. Starting with an outdoor activity, children take on the role of hungry birds as they search for worms represented by different colored pieces of yarn.
2nd - 5th Math 78 Views 48 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
The Land and People Before Columbus
The major pre-Columbian settlements are studied in this excellente social studies lesson. Fifth graders explain how geography and climate influenced the way various nations lived and adjusted to the environment, and focus on eight essential questions which cover migration, cultural, religius, agricultural, and social practices of the settlements.
5th Language Arts 53 Views 230 Downloads