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    Story Telling Quilts Apprenticeship

    Description

    Teach apprentices how to use sewing machines, measurement skills to cut fabriccorrectly and what material work well together. Apprentices will learn the art of quiltingand how to decorate them to tell a story.

    WOW!Guide apprentices as they explain their techniques using quilting language to acommunity organization they choose to donate their work to or individuals they chooseto present their materials to!

    Week Stage Lesson

    Objectives:What do weneed to getdone today?

    Activities New Basic

    Skills

    0WOW

    Them!

    Apprenticeship Fair

    (9/22/08)

    - Make them pick me!

    1Learnnewskills

    MODEL9/29/08

    1. Teach procedures2. Pin Fabric

    1. Square #1 (Namesquares)

    2. Learning Stations

    Advanced Literacy Main idea

    2Learnnewskills

    MODEL10/6/08

    1. Teach procedures2. Sew fabric

    1. Square #2 (PhotoSquares)2. Learning Stations

    Advanced Literacy Main idea

    3Learnnewskills

    MODEL10/20/08

    1. Review procedures2. Introduction towriting

    1. Square #3 (Quotesquares)2. Begin story

    Advanced Literacy Main idea

    4Produce

    SCAFFOLD10/27/08

    1. Measuring fabric Field trip to fabricstore to choosecolors

    N/A

    5 SCAFFOLD11/4/081. Tell your hero story 1. Choose your hero

    2. Paint your square(#4)

    Oral Communication original presentation& Advanced Literacy

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    Story Telling Quilts WOW! Plan

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    Produce 3. Begin story

    6Practice

    COACH11/10/08

    1. Review2. Define main idea3. Writing process

    1. Finish story2. Square #5

    (Choice)

    Oral Communication original presentation& Advanced Literacy

    7Practice

    COACH11/17/08

    1. Edging2. Tie Quilting

    1. Assembling quilts2. Revise stories

    Oral Communication original presentation &Advanced Literacy

    8Practice

    COACH12/1/08

    1. Review skills 1. Quilt Project2. Review stories Review!

    9Practice

    FADE12/8/08

    Dress Rehearsal forWOW!

    Dress Rehearsal forWOW!

    Review

    10Perform

    FADE12/10/08

    WOW! WOW!(Donate quilts)

    All

    Citizen Schools Apprenticeship Lesson Plan

    CitizenTeacher:

    Apprenticeship:

    Story Telling Quilts TeamLeader:

    Lesson Objectives: (What do we need to get donetoday?)

    1. Teach entry procedures2. Learn to pin fabric squares.

    Week / Date:

    1. Opening Ritual 20 minutes

    - Make square #1 (Name square)

    Vocabulary

    FabricQuilt

    Square

    2. Agenda / Housekeeping 10 minutes

    - Main idea (practice)- Listen to first story

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    3. Activities

    1. Learn to pin fabric (20 minutes)2. Learning Stations (20 minutes)

    a. Pinningb. Picturesc. Choose story to get to know you

    Materials Needed

    - Blank Squares- Fabric Strips- Pins- Visuals- Worksheets

    4. Closing/Teach Backs 10 minutes

    - TL tells a story- Teachbacks

    Other Preparation Needed(e.g. projector, computer lab, etc.)

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    Citizen Schools Apprenticeship Lesson Plan

    CitizenTeacher:

    Apprenticeship:

    Story Telling Quilts TeamLeader:

    Lesson Objectives: (What do we need to get donetoday?)

    1. Continue to Teach procedures for quilting andclassroom

    2. Create second quilt photo quilts3. Practice identifying Main Idea in a Story

    Week / Date:

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    1. Opening Ritual (20 min.)

    A. Meet in hall and review rules, show examplefor project for the day

    B. Enter rooms and stand around quilt from 9/29and ask apprentices to identify main idea inthe quilt What story does this quilt tellabout us?

    C. Looks for successes and challenges from

    week one quilts ask group to identify thingsthat are good and things to improveD. Define Main IdeaE. Listen to Story Corps Story(Pop Pop and Me)

    and Identify main idea in the story usingworksheet

    F. Share back

    Vocabulary

    Main Idea the central idea in story,summary of story in one word orsentence

    Seam Allowance the amount of fabricyou leave to be used in the seam of

    the quilt

    Finished Early Project

    1. Work on binding for week one quilts

    2. Agenda / Housekeeping 10 min.

    A. Agenda

    B. WOW! ProgressC. Review safety for sewing machineD. Introduce safety procedures for ironE. Review proper way to pin fabric for

    sewing (wrong side up and pins facingout)

    New Basic Skills/College Connections

    Advanced Literacy: students are able todevelop and think through main ideasindependently introduce the word andconcept of main idea

    College story connect to college bymaking person connections

    3. Activities (45 min)

    A. Introduce Photo Quilt ConceptB. Explain how to transfer photos

    C. Show example of how to add fabricstripes

    D. Set goal complete a panel of foursquares

    E. Work Time

    Materials Needed

    A. Quilt from Week 1B. 50 SquaresC. 96 long edges

    D. 596 short edgesE. IronF. Photos printed on iron transfersG. Sewing Machines (2-3)H. Extra Thread

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    4. Closing/Teach Backs (15 min.)

    A. Have each student share their paneland the main idea it communicatesabout them

    B. Share list of donations locations (fromweek one) and explain that week twoquilts will go to teachers, so to make

    sure to nominate one after they finishtheir quiz

    C. Teach Back Quiz Check forunderstandings on procedures, safetyrules and advanced literacy ideas

    D. Close with foreshadow of family quilton 10/20 tell family college story

    Other Preparation Needed(e.g. projector, computer lab, etc.)

    1. Finish week one quilt2. Cut material3. Make visuals4. Create an d print quiz5. Print main idea worksheet

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    Citizen Schools Apprenticeship Lesson Plan

    CitizenTeacher:

    Apprenticeship:

    Story Telling Quilts TeamLeader:

    Lesson Objectives: (What do we need to get donetoday?)

    4. Practice finding main idea in a story5. Create second quilt photo quilts6. Introduce planning a presentation

    Week / Date:

    1. Opening Ritual (20 min.)

    G. Meet in hall and review rules, show examplefor project for the day

    H. Enter rooms and stand around quilt from 10/6and ask apprentices to identify main idea inthe quilt What story does this quilt tellabout us?

    I. Looks for successes and challenges fromweek two quilts ask group to identify thingsthat are good and things to improve

    J. Listen to Story Corps Story (TBD) and identifymain idea in the story using worksheet

    K. Share back

    Vocabulary

    Main Idea the central idea in story,summary of story in one word orsentence

    Presentation a prepared series ofremarks

    Square geometric form that is equalon all four side

    2. Agenda / Housekeeping 10 min.

    F. AgendaG. WOW! ProgressH. Review safety for sewing machineI. Announcing winning teachers for

    donation and tell students, we will besending them invitations to the WOW!to receive their gifts

    J. Ask students to share their familyquotes

    New Basic Skills/College Connections

    Advanced Literacy: students are able todevelop and think through main ideasindependently introduce the word andconcept of main idea

    Oral Communication: students are able toprepare a well written presentation

    3. Activities (45 min)

    F. Introduce Family Quote QuiltG. Explain how to square a t-shirt,

    especially sewing adviceH. Show example of how to square the t-

    shirt offI. Set goal complete one t-shirt squareJ. Work Time

    Materials Needed

    A. Quilt from Week 2B. 12 t-shirtsC. Iron on lettersE. IronG. Sewing Machines (2-3)H. Extra Thread

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    4. Closing/Teach Backs (15 min.)

    E. Have each student share their paneland the main idea it communicatesabout them use written worksheetfirst

    F. Teach Back Quiz Check forunderstanding on binding and

    squaring off an odd shapeG. Close with foreshadow field trip with

    college story tell of visiting collegeswith my mom

    Other Preparation Needed(e.g. projector, computer lab, etc.)

    6. Finish week one quilt7. Cut material8. Make visuals9. Create an d print quiz10. Print main idea worksheet11. Create and print story telling worksheet

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    Citizen Schools Apprenticeship Lesson Plan

    CitizenTeacher:

    Apprenticeship:

    Story Telling Quilts TeamLeader:

    Lesson Objectives: (What do we need to get donetoday?)

    7. Learn about measuring fabric for quilts8. Explore buying fabrics and fabric stores

    Week / Date:

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    1. Opening Ritual - on van (15 min.)

    L. CT tell story my college historyM. Students need to find main idea out loud

    Vocabulary

    Main Idea the central idea in story,summary of story in one word orsentence

    Presentation a prepared series ofremarks

    Budget to buy required items with alimited amount of money

    2. Agenda / Housekeeping (15 min.)

    A. Load van and start th