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ERIC Number: EJ536378
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1997
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ISSN: ISSN-0009-4056
Quilts and Tangrams: Linking Literature and Geometry.
Bohning, Gerry; Williams, Rebecca
Childhood Education, v73 n2 p83-87 Win 1996-97
Suggests that by making quilt squares with tangrams, children link geometry and children's literature. Provides background on quilts and tangrams, and provides guidelines for teachers. Points out that children gain communication and mathematical thinking skills as they manipulate and explore relationships among pieces. Contains an annotated bibliography of 18 children's books about quilts. Lists eight tangram resources. (AMC)
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher; Reference Materials - Bibliographies; Journal Articles
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Language: English
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