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402 resources with the concept home economics

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Visual Arts

For Teachers 3rd
Third graders participate in three visual arts lessons in this unit. They analyze the patterns of quilts, study the life and work of Rosa Bonheur and Edward Hicks.
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STRIPS 'N CURVES

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Learners make color selections and make sure they are aware of correct strata construction for this innovative combination of straight lines and gentle curves creates zingy but easy-to-make quilts.
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SMALL QUILTS WITH VINTAGE CHARM

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students use the book "Small Quilts with Vintage Charm" to utilize the steps and techniques to make a quilt. They focus on accurate cutting, sewing, and fabric selection.
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SKYDYES

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students use fabric they have created in their quilts. Unlike dyeing and marbling, hand-painting fabric with Setacolor textile paints is not messy, not toxic, and the serendipitous results make every student feel like an artist!
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SIMPLY STARS

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students produce quilting stars that challenge students with unusual piecing situations, and the sampler format allows quilters to create freely with unusual fabric combinations.
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THROUGH THE GARDEN GATE

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students bring a flower picture to class. Instructor helps them choose fabrics to reflect the flowers in their picture and interpret their own garden palette and then do a collage quilt.
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A THIMBLEBERRIES HOUSEWARMING

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students can choose from 22 projects in A Thimbleberries Housewarming utilize simple quiltmaking techniques appropriate for a single class or a short series of classes. Directions are clear and complete and contain specific fabric...
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Magical Four-Patch and Nine-Patch Quilts

For Teachers 11th - Higher Ed
Students designa unique quilt with specific blocks using eleven colors. Each student selects fabric colors, creates blocks, and using strip piecing expands the blocks to make a quilt.
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Mariner's Compass Quilts: New Directions

For Teachers 11th - Higher Ed
Young scholars follow the steps of creating Mariner's Compass blocks using two different methods, freezer paper templates and paper foundations. Then they draft their own original full size block on freezer paper.
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My Heritage Country Report

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students list five food dishes that are part of their family's heritage. Each student then does research of a country and a recipe (possibly a family recipe). With the help of members of his/her kitchen group, the student prepares the dish.
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Travel Agency

For Teachers 7th
Seventh graders utilize the Internet to research and plan family vacations. They present itineraries to the class as though they are travel agents or tour directors.
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Dietary Fiber Lab

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students bake a variety of cakes experimenting with the amount of fat and fiber in each. They sample the cakes and compare the effects of differing ratios.
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Sewing Introduction

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students are familiarized with required sewing equipment and markings. They learn fabric terms, pattern markings, sewing equipment, and symbol identification.
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Icing On The Cake

For Teachers 8th
Eighth graders follow a recipe, focusing on the concepts of ratio and proportion, to mix a batch of icing. They decorate cupcakes in the form of a pumpkin.
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Nevada Trilogy

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Middle schoolers simulate and plan a trip from St. Louis to the Sacramento Valley as early emigrant parties would have. They list necessary provisions for the amount of time they would spend traveling.
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Story Quilts

For Teachers K - 1st
Students create a classroom story quilt based on a story (or series of stories) read as a group.
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A Common African Food: Fou-Fou

For Teachers K - 2nd
Learners identify fou-fou as a common dish from Africa, and sample fou-fou using a traditional African form of eating.
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Mayflower Voyage & Thanksgiving Quilt

For Teachers 1st - 3rd
Young scholars study the Mayflower, Pilgrims and the origin of Thanksgiving, and create a quilt square depicting what students are most thankful for.