Pattern – Geometry Quilt Squares

E&I Program: 
Grade level : 
6 to 12

In this lesson, students will explore color and pattern, using only isosceles right triangles to create a paper quilt square design.  This lesson hones students’ skills in measurement.  Students must be able to identify and apply the following: square, triangle, right triangle, isosceles triangle, perpendicular and parallel lines, diagonals, sides, vertices, area formula for a square, translations, reflections, rotations.