Designing a Quilt Pattern
Students create and color a one-patch quilt design based upon a regular hexagon. They examine quilts and photos of quilt designs, read a handout, and complete their quilt design on a worksheet.
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Stitching Quilts into Coordinate Geometry
Who knew quilting would be so mathematical? Introduce linear equations and graphing while working with the lines of pre-designed quilts. Use the parts of the design to calculate the slope of the linear segments. The project comes with...
8th - 11th Math CCSS: Adaptable
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 Quilting Connection....a Teaching Unit on Slavery, the Underground Railroad And Quilting
Middle schoolers 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...
6th - 8th English Language Arts
Quilting with Middle School Students: Using Proportionality to Develop Quilt Designs
Students use quilt patterns to illustrate ratios. In this fractions instructional activity, students color quilt patterns using given fractions and ratios of colors. A finished "quilt" is assembled from the work of the students. This is...
7th - 9th Math