Centennial: A Patchwork Quilt..People Of Utah
Fourth graders explain the contributions of Native American Indians and explorers. They identify the variety of ethnic backgrounds in their immediate community and in the state and complete a writing assignment on this topic.
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Geometry, Patchwork Quilts, and Native American Culture
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...
4th - 8th Math
The Secret to Freedom Teacher’s Guide
Students read the story "The Secret to Freedom" and participate in active reading to personalize what they have read. For this reading lesson, students follow several writing activities and discuss their work . Students integrate their...
2nd - 5th English Language Arts
Centennial: A Patchwork Quilt of the People of Utah
Students discuss the many cultures of the people of Utah. They create a database of the family backgrounds of students in the class. They record the major contributions of each ethnic group and display them on a quilt.
3rd - 5th Social Studies & History
Centennial: Simple Gifts...Personal Contributions To Utah
Fourth graders consider how the concept of giving can affect a society for the better. They read various essays on giving and examine obituaries to highlight individuals who contributed to society over the course of their lives.
4th Social Studies & History