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403 resources with the concept home economics

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Advanced Measuring - The "Prequel"

For Teachers 8th - 12th
Drill your cooking class with the use of equivalent measurements using a variety of methods. Included are two different equivalent games, worksheets, a PowerPoint, and a recipe to scale. Use them all, or browse the associated resources...
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Quilting

For Teachers 3rd - 12th
Students use a monochromatic palate, select shades and tints for a selected hue, or select complimentary or analogous colors for a quilt design. They design quilt squares using basic geometric shapes, repetition, balance, and proportion.
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Q Is For Quilt

For Teachers Pre-K - K
In this letter Q worksheet, students trace and practice examples of upper and lower case letter Qq. Students color a large quilt pattern and notice the geometric shapes.
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Komm mit! Our Vacation

For Teachers 9th - 11th
Students study the German language. They research in small groups and create a Power Point presentation, write an essay with 15 sentences in German, prepare a food or wear a costume, and give an oral presentation.
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The Quilting Connection....a Teaching Unit on Slavery, the Underground Railroad And Quilting

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Learners 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 design a...
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Painted Story Quilt

For Teachers Pre-K - 12th
Emmulate some of Faith Ringgolds famous painted story quilts in your classroom. Have your class choose a story or you choose one for the whole class to portray. They will select their favorite scene to paint onto their story quilt. What...
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Math On Your Lap Quilt

For Teachers 2nd
Get creative juices flowing when you allow groups to figure out a procedure for how to find the area of squares and rectangles. They may use the individual patchwork blocks, or they may design one using the Design Template.
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Quilt Block Collage

For Teachers 3rd - 12th
Learn the art of quilting with this lesson plan that can be connected to a history lesson on quilts in Ancient Egypt, China, and modern art. After studying a general history of quilts, its uses, and the history of different patterns,...
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Cooking Dinner (Thanksgiving)

For Teachers Pre-K - 2nd
American traditions of Thanksgiving come to life through culinary activities. Young chefs practice cooking a turkey and setting a table for a Thanksgiving family feast. They use math and reading skills to follow directions and measure...
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Math in the Kitchen

For Students 2nd - 4th
Demonstrating the math to real-world connection, this instructor explains all he'll need to do to make pasta. He explains he will need to measure, count, and determine low, medium, and high. No actual math was used in this video, but it...
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Kooky Kooking

For Teachers Pre-K - 1st
There are lots of learning opportunities built into a cooking lesson. Here is one that has kids dictate their own versions of real recipes. The emphasis is on having fun with this, so some of the recipes may look a bit strange! Pupils...
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Kids in the Kitchen

For Teachers Pre-K - 1st
Young chefs choose from a variety of ingredients to prepare a snack. Using soft peeled fruit, juice, crushed ice, sugar, dried fruit, dry ceral and nuts, learners experiment and make their own concoctions. This lesson would be especially...
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Seam Allowances and Reading Measuring Tapes

For Teachers 7th - 8th
Homemade clothes are so fun to wear, and they are also fun to make! Have young tailors sew seam allowances using a measuring tape to the nearest 1/8th inch. The lesson includes three related docs and includes those all-important...
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Fractions

For Teachers 4th - 5th
You could take the idea here literally and make "Rain Forest Popcorn Treats" with your young mathematicians. Or you could just do the math. How many batches of snacks do you need to make to feed a class of 37 on a field trip? And how...
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Weather Quilt

For Teachers 1st - 6th
Young scholars observe weather conditions, record them in their journals for a week, and understand how weather affects their lives. They then represent how weather affects the way they play and live on a quilt square and document their...
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My Friend's Heritage Quilt

For Teachers 1st - 12th
Young scholars brainstorm a list of stories or items that make them proud of their heritage. Individually, they create their own quilt square design which uses a border and markers. To end the lesson, they sew the squares together and...
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Diversity Tiles

For Teachers 1st - 12th
Students examine various cultures and create a classroom quilt. They discuss family traditions and their heritage. Using Crayola Model Magic, students create a tile and decorate it with their favorite family traditions. Class tiles are...
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Quilting Literature

For Teachers 6th - 10th
Teresa Paloma Acosta’s poem, “My Mother Pieced Quilts,” inspires class members to create their own quilt block. The blocks are then used as the basis of a writing lesson. Kids record concrete details from their reading on the block and...
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Virtual Field Trip

For Teachers 5th - 7th
Are we there yet?  Young trip planners learn about their state and plan a trip. They will select sites to see in three cities in their state, and record associated costs in a spreadsheet. While this was originally designed as a...
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Fabric Collage

For Teachers 6th - 7th
Students practice simple hand sewing techniques to repair clothing using various stitches and techniques for sewing a button to fabric. They design and create a fabric collage that includes at least one button, two types of hand...
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Ready, Steady, Cook!

For Students 4th - 6th
When paired with a trip to Aston Hall's kitchen, this activity is a good way to practice recall and descriptive language. Without literally being in the kitchen, it could actually be an even better activity! Students could use their...
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Planning A Vacation Online

For Teachers 4th - 6th
If you could travel anywhere in the United States, where would you go? Use this question to interest your fourth, fifth, and sixth graders as they experiment with Mapquest or other direction-based resources. They choose where they'd like...
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Food Science, Scientific Method: Reliability and Validity in Empirical Research

For Teachers 8th - 10th
Secondary learners explore food science by conducting an experiment using the scientific method and creating a science fair project based on their findings. They learn about food technology and modern research development. They...
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Make Your Own Quilt

For Students 2nd
In this quilt patterns learning exercise, 2nd graders analyze the pattern in two rows of 12 shapes. Students continue the pattern in the empty grid to complete the quilt design.