"Geometry With Quilts"
Fifth graders examine the geometry of quilts. They discuss the history of quilting, design two nine-patch squares, exchange one design on an Internet bulletin board, and construct a hot pad that is quilted.
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"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