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History in Quilts

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Learners investigate the use of cloth-based art forms intended to pass down traditions and history. They research types of quilts, quilt characteristics and then identify how Freedom Quilts were historically used in the US.
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For Teachers 6th
A fantastic, technology-based lesson plan on quilting awaits your class. First, they brainstorm a list of familiar symbols that they see in everyday life. Then, they draw symbols that represent their personal character. Once in the...
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Quilt Block Collage

For Teachers 3rd - 12th
Learn the art of quilting with this lesson plan that can be connected to a history lesson on quilts in Ancient Egypt, China, and modern art. After studying a general history of quilts, its uses, and the history of different patterns,...
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Stories in Quilts

For Teachers K - 2nd
Have your class analyze the narrative art in quilts. They identify elements in this domestic art and the stories they tell. They define a story quilt, view an example, and analyze the work of Harriet Power. This is a great activity to...
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Talking Geometry Through Quilts

For Teachers 1st - 4th
Pupils use quilts to review geometric vocabulary. They examine quilt squares to identify geometric shapes and then use the proper words to identify those shapes. They also make a paper quilt square which duplicates one made by the teacher.
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Look for Patterns: Quilts in Two Faith Ringgold Stories

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Author Faith Ringgold uses quilts to illustrate her books Tar Beach and Aunt Harriet's Underground Railroad. In this integrated trio of activities, young scholars read stories, identify and create patterns, and design quilt squares of...
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Math Quilts

For Teachers 3rd - 6th
Students examine geometric quilt patterns to identify how math may have been used to help slaves escape to freedom. They slide, flip and turn geometric shapes to create a map quilt.
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My Friend's Heritage Quilt

For Teachers 1st - 12th
Students brainstorm a list of stories or items that make them proud of their heritage. Individually, they create their own quilt square design which uses a border and markers. To end the lesson, they sew the squares together and describe...
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Tactile Gardens

For Teachers Pre-K - K
Learners create their own patterned quilt square. In this patterns instructional activity, students compare different fabrics. Learners describe the fabric and notice patterns. Students also dance like flowers do in the wind.
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Q Is For Quilt

For Teachers Pre-K - K
In this letter Q worksheet, learners trace and practice examples of upper and lower case letter Qq. Students color a large quilt pattern and notice the geometric shapes.
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For Teachers K - 1st
Students explore geometric shapes and patterns. They view the provided paper display of a quilt to identify geometric figures it contains. Afterwards, they draw and color their own quilt on a activity sheet.
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Comprehension Questions for Stitching Stars

For Students 5th - 8th
In this comprehension questions for Stitching Stars worksheet, students answer 30 comprehension questions after reading the book about quilts made by slaves in the 17-19th centuries.
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For Teachers 4th - 8th
Students explore the concept of cooperative group design.  In this design lesson, students discover how qulits are early artifacts of America.  Students word together to plan and design a community quilt. 
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Math Quilts

For Teachers 2nd - 6th
Students examine geometric shapes. In this geometric shape lesson plan, students examine how geometric shapes flip, turn, and slide to create a pattern. Students analyze the role that quilts played in helping slaves escape to freedom. ...
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Class Quilt

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Young scholars examine different quilts from different societies. As a class, they are read a book about quilting and how quilts are used as a way to communicate with others. They draw their own quilt panel on a piece of paper to end...
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Geometry in Art

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Students examine mathematical symbols and formulas included in works of art. They analyze quilts for shapes and they each make their own quilt from squares using geometric shapes.
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3-in-1 Color Tool

For Teachers 10th - 12th
Students use a new tool to help them be more creative in designing their quilts. After watching a demonstration, they design their own color combinations and select the fabric for their quilt. They reiew the color wheel and warm and...
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Focus on Batiks

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Middle schoolers discover the characteristics of batik fabrics. Using the fabric, they create a tulip garden wall hanging. They review warm and cool colors and use various stitching techniques for the stems and leaves. They share...
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Snuggle Up To Pattern Blocks

For Teachers 1st - 2nd
Students view and discuss a video about the use of pattern block shapes to form pictures. They, in groups, form garden and quilt designs using pattern blocks and then decorate the room with their art.
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Prairie Activity: Prairie Quilt

For Teachers K - 8th
Students investigate prairie life in the 19th century. They research quilts and prairie images online, take a photo of an object related to prairie life, transfer the image onto fabric, and create a class quilt.
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Math Quilts-Stories to Tell

For Teachers 7th - 8th
Students read the novel Across Five Aprils and note the times that quilts were used in the story. They design a quilt square of their own and calculate the amount of fabric needed to complete their square. Blocks are combined to create a...
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Family Quilts Keep Us Warm

For Teachers K
Students explore different types of families and cultures. They create a paper quilt with geometric designs of similar colors to show unity and pictures of each of their families to show diversity.
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The Family Quilt

For Teachers 3rd
Third graders examine the artwork of Faith Ringgold. They create their own quilt pattern on fabric and piece them together to create a class quilt. They compare their similarities with one another.
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Family and Friendship in Quilts

For Teachers K - 2nd
Learners examine the historic purposes of quilts and examine quilt colors, shapes, patterns, and symbols. They view and discuss images of quilts, create a paper quilt square for a class quilt, and write a paragraph describing their quilt...