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Most middle schoolers probably feel that quilting is at best an activity left to their grandmothers. This instructional activity uses the Zome modeling system to get them to realize how shapes in quilting are really tessellations and repeating patterns. They work in small groups to create their own quilt pattern and write observations about their discoveries in their math journals. 

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Resource Details

Grade
5th - 7th
Subjects
Math
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Resource Type
Lesson Plans
Language
English
Duration
2 hrs
Instructional Strategy
Inquiry-Based Learning