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76 resources with the keyterm quilting

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Amish Quilters

For Teachers 1st - 6th
Students research information about the Amish way of life and discuss how quilting is a necessity as well as a way for women to socialize within the Amish community. They create a diorama showing scenes related to quilting.
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Lesson: Ginger Brooks Takahashi: Powerstich: A Forum for Community-Building

For Teachers 9th - 12th
This is a great way to build community in your school, experience process-based art, and explore the critical-thinking process. While quilting as a class collectively (just like a quilting bee) pupils listen to poetry and prose of a...
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The Very Busy Spider

For Teachers 3rd - 4th
Youngsters explore visual arts by participating in a geometry identification activity. They read the book The Very Busy Spider and identify the techniques spiders use to create webs. Have you ever noticed that their webs are geometric...
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Crazy Quilt Texture Board

For Teachers 3rd - 8th
Artists explore textures they can create when working with acrylic modeling paste. In this simple-to-implement art instructional activity, learners divide a rigid surface into six squares, and use a variety of tools to create different...
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For Teachers 3rd - 12th
Students use a monochromatic palate, select shades and tints for a selected hue, or select complimentary or analogous colors for a quilt design. They design quilt squares using basic geometric shapes, repetition, balance, and proportion.
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The Quilting Connection....a Teaching Unit on Slavery, the Underground Railroad And Quilting

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students research the Internet, read designated books and selection, participate in discussions and write short reports while completing this series of lessons about slavery and the Underground Railroad. As a final project, they design a...
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Math On Your Lap Quilt

For Teachers 2nd
Get creative juices flowing when you allow groups to figure out a procedure for how to find the area of squares and rectangles. They may use the individual patchwork blocks, or they may design one using the Design Template.
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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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Fabric Dimensions

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Students create original examples of the trapunto quilting technique in this middle-level lesson sutied for the Art classroom. Assessment and discussion questions are included for this lesson.
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Quilting Geometry

For Teachers 9th - Higher Ed
Study geometry through the concept of quilt design. High schoolers examine the geometric shapes in various quilts and then create their own quilts using geometric shapes that fit together. In the end, they write a paragraph to describe...
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For Teachers 6th - 12th
Study previously-unpublished techniques and also stunning yet surprisingly easy historic techniques in quilting. Advance from simple needleturn applique to antiquarian fancywork with optional stencil-shading applique, inkwork, and...
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The Secret to Freedom Teacher’s Guide

For Teachers 2nd - 5th
Young scholars read the story "The Secret to Freedom" and participate in active reading to personalize what they have read. In this reading lesson, students follow  several writing activities and discuss their work . Young scholars...
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For Teachers 2nd
Second graders make a quilt. In this cultural diversity lesson, 2nd graders review their knowledge of the Metis people. Students work in groups to create a class quilt that illustrates the lives of these people. Quilt themes include...
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Quilting with Middle School Students: Using Proportionality to Develop Quilt Designs

For Teachers 7th - 9th
Students use quilt patterns to illustrate ratios. For this fractions lesson, students color quilt patterns using given fractions and ratios of colors. A finished "quilt" is assembled from the work of the students. This is an...
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Shapes and Symbols in Quilt Patterns

For Teachers Pre-K - 5th
Students investigate shapes and symbols in quilting. In this symbol meaning lesson, students view and analyze quilt patterns. Students brainstorm ideas as to what message is being portrayed. Students view a slideshow of quilts, then...
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What is Home?

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students discover the concept of a "home" by conducting interviews.  In this community instructional activity, students discuss what the word "home" means to them as well as research Habitat for Humanity.  Students interview home renters...
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Quilting - A Pioneer Craft

For Teachers 5th
Fifth graders explore quilting in pioneer families. In this quilting lesson, 5th graders review the history of quilts, the role of women, and quilting patterns. They create their own pattern and quilt square.  
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Quilting Through the Civil War and Underground Railroad

For Teachers 5th - 6th
Students design a quilt. In this Civil War and Underground Railroad instructional activity, students discuss the Civil War and Underground Railroad. Students look at quilts from the Civil War and discover how they were used to help...
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Making a Quilt

For Teachers 3rd - 4th
Students use vocabulary to describe the quilt making process. In this quilting instructional activity, students collect needed materials, sequence the steps for quilting and create an original peace quilt. Students write about their quilts.
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Area Problems

For Students 8th - 9th
In this area worksheet, learners solve eight area problems to solve involving triangles, quilts, and land plots. Students have to know area formulas for right triangles.
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Sew, You Want To Quilt?

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students become familiar with the achievements of the artist Faith Ringgold. They take notice of the patterns in their environment. They connect the mathematical concept of patterns to create a class quilt.
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Linoleum Reduction Print Quilts

For Teachers 7th - 8th
Students identify quilt designs along with the meanings and symbolism behind those designs. They explain the uses of a quilt and the controversial connection to the Underground Railroad.
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Making the Connection With Quilts

For Teachers 4th
Fourth graders engage in a lesson plan which integrates the study of the Underground Railroad in Indiana with a Language Arts unit on quilts. They write a book report on one of the quilt books read in class and design a quilt block for...
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Class Quilt

For Teachers 1st
First graders engage in a lesson which promote acceptance of diversity within the classroom through the creation of a class quilt. They evaluate the final product to find commonalities with other students.