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Tessellation Quilt Squares
Fifth graders design a "quilt block" that has a tessellating pattern to help create a class tessellation quilt. They describe relationships between two- and three-dimensional shapes and analyze attributes and properties of geometric shapes.
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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