Presentation on theme: "Lines of Symmetry! Using Quilts Marj Oesch Pekin Public Schools."— Presentation transcript:
Lines of Symmetry! Using Quilts Marj Oesch Pekin Public Schools
How often do you notice patterns around your home?
Have you ever used a “line of symmetry” to compare?
What????? You say you’ve never heard of “line of symmetry”?
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.
Now you know what a line of symmetry is! Click here for directions to make your own symmetrical spectacles.here
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.
Here is an award winning quilt! Do you see any lines of symmetry? 1994 Connecticut State Winner; Fruit on the Vine
Click away to add lines of symmetry! 1994 Connecticut State Winner; Fruit on the Vine
1992 Montana State Winner; Desert Storm
1992 Colorado State Winner; Lillies
1992 3rd Place National Winner; Fireweeds, Fiddleheads, and Fairies
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.
Did any of those work? Why or why not?
1996 Minnesota State Winner; Watercolor Silence
1992 Illinois State Winner; Starlight, Starbright
1994 Illinois State Winner; Breaking the Ice
Some quilts are just quite crazy! Can you find any lines of symmetry in this strip quilt?
Check this crazy one out! A necktie quilt made by Alice Sprouse
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?
Overall Assessment Complete this Plus/Delta Activity on the Qu, Quilt History, and Lines of Symmetry UnitPlus/Delta Activity Thank you for your feedback!
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!
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
Sources: Microsoft Office Microsoft Clip Art Microsoft Word Art uidAssetID=AD4EEEB1-9F4E-4A12-BAD5-599C536C8222 symmetrical spectacles: uidAssetID=AD4EEEB1-9F4E-4A12-BAD5-599C536C edHelper.com quilt photos Sweet Clara and The Freedom Quilt Luka’s Quilt