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1 Lines of Symmetry! Using Quilts Marj Oesch Pekin Public Schools

2 How often do you notice patterns around your home?

3 Have you ever used a “line of symmetry” to compare?

4 What????? You say you’ve never heard of “line of symmetry”?

5 Let me introduce you to this part of geometry… Click here to watch an introduction on Lines of Symmetry in United Streaming.here Sit politely while your teacher or parent logs in.

6 Now you know what a line of symmetry is! Click here for directions to make your own symmetrical spectacles.here

7 Can you find lines of symmetry? Get your symmetrical spectacles and join Mamie Bryan in the hunt for symmetry! Let’s look in some of those fancy dancy quilts.

8 Here is an award winning quilt! Do you see any lines of symmetry? 1994 Connecticut State Winner; Fruit on the Vine

9 Click away to add lines of symmetry! 1994 Connecticut State Winner; Fruit on the Vine

10 1992 Montana State Winner; Desert Storm

11 1992 Colorado State Winner; Lillies

12 1992 3rd Place National Winner; Fireweeds, Fiddleheads, and Fairies

13 1992 Georgia State Winner; Victorian Kaleidoscope Here is one beautiful, yet tricky one. Look for lines of symmetry. Be ready to explain why or why not.

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15 Did any of those work? Why or why not?

16 1996 Minnesota State Winner; Watercolor Silence

17 1992 Illinois State Winner; Starlight, Starbright

18 1994 Illinois State Winner; Breaking the Ice

19 Some quilts are just quite crazy! Can you find any lines of symmetry in this strip quilt?

20 Check this crazy one out! A necktie quilt made by Alice Sprouse

21 So what have you learned about quilts? Let’s finish the KWL Chart. What do you know? What do you want to learn? What have you learned?

22 Overall Assessment Complete this Plus/Delta Activity on the Qu, Quilt History, and Lines of Symmetry UnitPlus/Delta Activity Thank you for your feedback!

23 Art Enrichment Activities: If you want to become a quilt designer, perhaps your grandchildren will be sleeping under your design in the future! Create a symmetrical quilt! Create a symmetrical quilt or Try a free form asymmetrical design!

24 Reading Enrichment Activities: If you want to read more about quilts in history, try these from our class library: Sweet Clara and The Freedom Quilt and/or Luka’s Quilt

25 Sources: Microsoft Office Microsoft Clip Art Microsoft Word Art http://www.unitedstreaming.com/search/assetDetail.cfm?g uidAssetID=AD4EEEB1-9F4E-4A12-BAD5-599C536C8222 symmetrical spectacles: http://www.unitedstreaming.com/search/assetDetail.cfm?g uidAssetID=AD4EEEB1-9F4E-4A12-BAD5-599C536C8222 http://familycrafts.about.com/cs/toystomake/a/blbinocr.htm http://familycrafts.about.com/cs/toystomake/a/blbinocr.htm edHelper.com http://www.loc.gov quilt photos http://www.loc.gov Sweet Clara and The Freedom Quilt Luka’s Quilt


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