Folklife Resources for Educators
Materials Related to Embroidery
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The Ties that Bind
by Colorado Council on the Arts
Multi-media resource created in 2006 for K-12 classroom teachers to address Colorado model content standards in History, Geography, and other disciplines. The tool contains the following: Written essays (Sections 1 and II); Lesson plans (Section III); Lists of additional resources (Section IV); plus audio and video resources that can be downloaded from the site. Eleven lesson plans include: "The Art of Interviewing" (14 p. PDF), "Colcha Embroidery" (8 p. PDF), ""Exploring Cowboy Life Through Cowboy Poetry," (30 p. PDF), "Folklore Bingo" (10 p. PDF), "Hmong Cultures" (12 p. PDF), "Introduction to Folklore for Grade 12" (6 p. PDF), "Latino Cultures" (10 p. PDF), "Quilts across Cultures" (12 p. PDF), "St. Patrick's Day and the Irish" (12 p. PDF), "Take a Trip to a Special Place" (6 p. PDF), and "Wheat Weaving" (10 p. PDF).
|Grade Level: K-2; 3-5; 6-8; 9-12
||Curriculum: Geography; Language Arts; History and Social Studies; Art and Culture
|Resource Type: Video recordings; Lesson plans; Audio recordings; Activities
|Subjects: Irish Americans; Straw work; Folk art; Place-based education; Saint Patrick's Day; Quilts; Quilting; Hispanic Americans; Folklore; Hmong Americans; Cowboys--Poetry; Colorado--Social life and customs; Fieldwork (Educational method); Folklore--Fieldwork; Interviewing; Oral history; Embroidery; Weaving; Crafts; Holidays; Needlework
Geographic locations: General; Colorado
Colorado Council on the Arts
1625 Broadway, Suite 2700
Denver CO 80202