Students research women's roles in agriculture's history and how they have changed. They create a paper "crazy quilt" using a variety of colors and pattersn to help them explain the role of quilts in women's history.
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Arthur's World Neighborhood: Building Global and Cultural Awareness
Kids become global anthropologists as they explore commonalities and differences both in their classroom and expanding across the globe. Throughout several activities, learners conduct partner interviews that culminate in Venn diagrams,...
1st - 4th English Language Arts
Quilt Making and Copland's Rodeo
Kids make quilts as they learn about pioneer life and the concept of tempo. The Aaron Copland piece, Rodeo is used to convey rhythm and tempo in music. As the children discuss tempo and rhythm, they also discuss what life was like for...
K - 2nd Visual & Performing Arts
"Workt by Hand": Hidden Labor and Historical Quilts
Just like a painting or the symbols on a flag, quilts can express ideas that reflect a cultural context, space, and time. The class discusses the history of quilt making throughout US history and what different types of quilts mean. They...
3rd - 6th Math
Family and Friendship in Quilts
Students 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...
K - 2nd Social Studies & History