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44 resources with the concept quilting

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Let's Have a Quilting Bee!

For Teachers 4th - 6th Standards
Math is an art form! Display your class's knowledge of geometric shapes, reflectional symmetry, and textile design with a math quilt.
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Citizenship: What is Freedom?

For Teachers 3rd - 5th Standards
What does freedom mean to me? is the driving question of a character education lesson focused on citizenship. Scholars study the story, Sweet Clara and the Freedom Quilt by Deborah Hopkinson, discuss in detail the positive realities of...
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Autobiographical Expression

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Guide scholars through the process of discovering their personal learning style. After reading two poems, learners take a multiple intelligence quiz to identify which of the eight intelligences is their preference. Pupils then design a...
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To Honor & Comfort Native Quilting Traditions

For Teachers 4th - 8th Standards
"Native American history leaps boldly off the colorful quilts and patchwork designs." Learners discuss Native American identity and symbolism by reading about a variety of Native quilters and their unique art process, and participate in...
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Painted Story Quilt

For Teachers Pre-K - 12th
Emmulate some of Faith Ringgolds famous painted story quilts in your classroom. Have your class choose a story or you choose one for the whole class to portray. They will select their favorite scene to paint onto their story quilt. What...
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Milton Hershey Quilt Activity

For Teachers K - 3rd
Students extend their understanding of Milton Hershey. In this notable figures lesson, students create a paper quilt about Milton Hershey. Students use the template provided to design their own quilt square, including an illustration and...
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Quilt Squared

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Students study West Virginia quilts. In this mathematics lesson plan, students use symmetry, geometric shapes, and patterns to create their own quilt square.
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Folk Art: Bird of Paradise Quilt Top

For Teachers 7th - 9th
Students examine a "Bird of Paradise Quilt Top" to discover what the themes and patterns tell about mid-nineteenth-century America.  In this American Folk Art lesson, students discuss the possible creator of the quilt and the symbols...
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Creating a Geographical Fabric Collage

For Teachers 3rd - 8th
Students create a geographical fabric collage with a template from their state using various fabrics and a fabric glue stick.
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Quilt to Freedom

For Teachers K - 2nd
Students investigate the Underground Railroad. In this African-American history lesson, students listen to the book Clara and the Freedom Quilt and use map skills to identify the various locations in the book. Students create a freedom...
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The Quilted Community

For Teachers Pre-K - 3rd
Students discuss the makings of a quilt like the making and differences of a community and then they make a quilt. In this quilt making lesson plan, students make a quilt out of different art supplies.
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Empathy Quilt

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students design a paper quilt.  In this empathy quilt lesson, students create a note card using personal experience and by researching information on either tolerance, awareness, empathy or acceptance to contribute to the class quilt....
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Making a Quilt

For Teachers 2nd - 5th
Spatial visualization? Transformational geometry? Congruence? This quilt making activity is a great way to introduce youngsters to geometry and to get them thinking about patterns. Perfect for readers of The Josefina Story Quilt.
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The Fabric of Our Lives:

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Students discuss quilts within their family to reflect on their experiences. Students examine quilt sqares and sewing techniques. Students create the quilt square in the classroom and a Hyperstudio card in the computer lab.
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Kids Quilt Together

For Teachers 4th - 8th
Students practice stenciling designs onto fabric in hoops. After the quilting is complete, they stitch lace around the hoop to make it more decrative. They share their quilt with the class and the class comments on the design.
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Keeping Us in Stitches Activity: Appliqué Bedcover Design

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students explore patriotic and classical motifs in applique design and technique. A bedcover or quilt is produced using appropriate symmetry, color,proportion and composition.
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The Josefina Story Quilt Study Guide

For Teachers K - 3rd
Considering using The Josefina Story Quilt in your classroom? Check out this sample teaching guide for a list of pre-reading activities.
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Weather Quilt

For Teachers 1st - 6th
Students observe weather conditions, record them in their journals for a week, and understand how weather affects their lives. They then represent how weather affects the way they play and live on a quilt square and document their study...
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Diversity Tiles

For Teachers 1st - 12th
Students examine various cultures and create a classroom quilt. They discuss family traditions and their heritage. Using Crayola Model Magic, students create a tile and decorate it with their favorite family traditions. Class tiles are...
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Quilting Literature

For Teachers 6th - 10th
Teresa Paloma Acosta’s poem, “My Mother Pieced Quilts,” inspires class members to create their own quilt block. The blocks are then used as the basis of a writing lesson. Kids record concrete details from their reading on the block and...
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World's Fair Quilt Pattern

For Students 7th
In this quilt patterns worksheet, 7th graders identify and complete 6 different problems that include various patterns using shapes. First, they fill the square with the polygons listed on the left as stated. Then, students use...
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Making the Connection With Quilts

For Teachers 4th
Fourth graders explore history of Underground Railroad in Indiana and discover how slaves were assisted on their journey using codes displayed in different quilt blocks. Students examine connection quilts have to ancestry and family...
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All Squared Up

For Students 5th
In this quilt worksheet, 5th graders view a patchwork square from a quilt in order to draw and solve 3 math problems involving drawing a single patchwork square, finding the total number of squares and rectangles in the figure and solve...
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Martin Luther King - Quilt Making

For Teachers 2nd
Second graders make a drawing of an event in the life of Martin Luther King Jr. Once completed, they can be quilted together and displayed in the hall to celebrate Black History Month.