Reflection: Real World Applications The Quilt Code: A Lesson in Triangles Through History - Section 5: Quick Assessment: Mastering the Standard


This "lite", but rigorous little exercise really brings our the possibilities of what Common Core facilitates for us as teachers. My reflections tell about my feelings about this lesson, what I saw and what I was surprised about. Rigorous...but lite!

  Real World Applications: Real Life Connections to Social Studies
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The Quilt Code: A Lesson in Triangles Through History

Unit 5: Geometry
Lesson 3 of 3

Objective: SWBAT identify right triangles.

Big Idea: Students learn to identify right triangles as they study the quilt blocks that were allegedly part of the controversial American Quilt Code abolitionists used to guide slaves to freedom.

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Math, Social Studies, Civil War, Geometry, Symmetry, Language Arts, African American History, creativity, Art and Math, right triangle, Hands on Activity
  53 minutes
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