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Lesson Plans


Re: Fabric crayons

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Liz Menichino (menichino)
Fri, 17 Dec 1999 15:53:43 -0500


Hi -- I really like your lesson idea -- and I also like quilting and
Ringgold! Can you give more details about the math/pattern part of the
lesson? And also what you mean in reference to "Ringgold's caftans".
Thanks a bunch!! (and happy holidays)
Liz in rural NY

>I study Faith Ringgold and multicultural art wht my 4th graders. We
examine
>her quilts, talk about patterns (math) and then create our own "You Can
Fly"
>pillows using fabric crayons on white paper and then transfering onto
fabric.
> We then tie-dye another fabfic for the back of the pillow (Ringgold's
>caftans). The kids love the pillow (what you can be when you grow up if
you
>dream and strive for it). It is also a great lesson on values,
persistance,
>and of an African-ameerican woman artist.
>
>

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