Unit I Defining Terms
Lesson 3 Folk
Word Quilt Worksheet --
- Review your answers in Step 2 above and circle the two that are your
- Work with your team to choose words and phrases from everyone's lists.
Then arrange them in a pleasing and meaningful way to make a poem. The poem
should total 8 lines and use two phrases from each student in your group. See
the example on Page
- Write your group's poem on the blank lines on Page 3.
- Copy the poem on the Word Quilt
Template with the title in the center square and one line of the poem
in each rectangle. The poem should be written in a "circle" around the center
square. See Word Quilt
Example for an example.
- Look at samples of traditional Log Cabin quilts on the Louisiana Quilt Documentation Project
- From the homepage, select "Search Database" and type "log cabin" into
the search bar. A list will appear, and you can click on the quilt icons to
view different styles of Log Cabin quilts.
- Choose one of the designs. Select paper strips in the colors that are
needed for the design.
- Assemble your team's block for the Word Quilt:
- Write the title in the center square.
- Cut the paper strips in the correct lengths to fit the spaces where they
will be pasted. Be sure to choose the correct colors for each rectangle.
- Write the phrases of the poem on the colored strips.
- Assemble your strips on the template.
- Glue the strips to the template.
- Assemble all Word Quilt blocks on roll paper or poster board to make a
large class "Word Quilt." Post it on the bulletin board.
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