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Quilt Lesson

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Berquist (berquist)
Thu, 23 Dec 1999 06:44:32 -0500


This was posted on the Classroom Connect list...thought there might be
some on this list who would be interested. Of course, the author left
out the most important standards...Art Standards!
Respectfully Submitted,
BJ Berquist (berquist)

Subject: 4. 2nd Grade Winter Project
From: "Housley, Kathleen" <KHousley>
Date: Wed, 22 Dec 1999 05:30:38 -0800

Title: Warm Winter Quilts

Description: This project is focused on the theme of quilts and came
about
as a result of reading the story 3The Quiltmaker1s Gift2 which is a
wonderful story about the value of being generous. Participating classes

will read stories centered around the theme of quilts. Many quilts have
a
story to tell. Therefore, each student in the class will create their
own
paper quilt square and will write to tell about the particular design,
shapes or pictures that they used when creating their square. The class

will create a quilt from these squares, take a picture of the class
quilt
and send it to the project coordinator along with the student writing.
Pictures can be taken with a digital camera or taken with a regular
camera
and sent to the project coordinator to be scanned. Student writing can
be
sent via e-mail. All student work will be presented on the following web

site which is currently under construction:
http://www.dreamscape.com/quirk/quilts/index.htm

Dates of Project: January 3-February 18, 2000 All materials to be

sent to the project coordinator no later than Feb.18. The materials will
be
on the web site by February 25, 2000.

Number of Participants: 25 classes in grade 2

Subjects: This project addresses skills in Language Arts, Social
Studies,
and Technology. The following New York State Standards are addressed:

English Language Arts Standards
Standard 1: Students will listen, speak, read, and write for infomration
and
understanding.
Standard 2: Students will listen, speak, read, and write for literary
response and expression.
Standard 3: Students will listen, speak, read, and write for critical
analysis and evaluation.
Standard 4: Students will listen, speak, read, and write for social
interaction.

Math, Science, Technology Standards
Standard 2 - Information Systems
Students will access, generate, process and transfer infomration using
appropriate technologies.

Social Studies Standards
Standard 3: Geography
Students will use a variety of intellectual skills to demonstrate their
understanding of the geography of the interdependent world in which we
live
- local, national, and global - including the distribution of people,
places, andenvironments over the Earth1s surface.

Project Coordinator:
Diane Quirk
quirk
Van Buren Elementary School
14 Ford Street
Baldwinsville, NY 13027

How to register:
Send an e-mail to the project coordinator prior to January 10, 2000 and
give
the following information:
Name:
Your e-mail address:
Grade level:
Location:
Name of your school:
School address:

Diane Quirk
quirk

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