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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To Honor & Comfort Native Quilting Traditions
"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...
4th - 8th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
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. In this reading lesson, students follow several writing activities and discuss their work . Students integrate their...
2nd - 5th English Language Arts
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
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
Making the Connection With Quilts
Fourth graders engage in a activity 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 the...
4th Social Studies & History