Students take pictures of themselves with a digital camera. They use their photos to create a piece of quilt. They add text to their quilt piece describing themselves. Lastly, all pieces of the quilt are put together to create a community quilt.
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Personal Narrative Paragraphs: Class Quilt
Begin this activity by asking third graders to bring from home pieces of cloth that represent something important to them. (Have extras for students who need them.) They reflect on important events in their lives, compose narrative...
3rd - 4th Visual & Performing Arts
Quilt Squares-Literature Reporting
Differentiate instruction with this crafty approach to demonstrating comprehension. Learners choose a fictional book at their reading level, and afterward create a quilt square. The square is "decorated" with words, illustrations, and...
2nd - 6th English Language Arts
Time, Talent, Treasure and Economics
Students work cooperatively to create a quilt. They choose a pattern and determine the specific skills and steps needed to produce that quilt. Labor is divided equally between group members and a quilt is created assembly line style....
3rd - 5th Visual & Performing Arts
Quilts: Patterns of Our Past Leading Us Into Our Future
Students examine the history of quilt making. They explore the pattern, designs, and color schemes of the quilt. Students read stories about quilting. They create a story to further develop into a story quilt. Additional cross...
K - 6th English Language Arts