Geometry, Patchwork Quilts, and Native American Culture

4th - 8th
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Use geometric principles to analyze North American quilt patterns. Learners review the concept of area, perimeter, and symmetry. They explore the importance of the star in quilting and conduct research on Morning Star quilts using the Internet. This lesson would be great for an Open House or Math night!

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2 hrs

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While this unit isn't as complete as it should be, it does provide many good learning activities. Kids will participate in writing, listening, reading, drama, and creative activities as they research various Native American tribes. The ideas are good and could be used to accompany any lesson or more complete unit related to Native American studies.

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