Unit 3: Social Studies Connection

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Quilting Contests

Many people enjoy quilting as a hobby. Some people like to get together for a quilt contest. They try to make the very best quilt and win a prize.

Judges look at each of the quilts. They look for the best sewing, the best colors, and the best design. Then they pick a winner.

Word Wise

hobby:
A fun activity you do often: Dancing is my favorite hobby.

contest:
A match you try to win, often for a prize: Kim won the second grade drawing contest.

judge:
A person who decides the winner of a contest: The judges decided that Pete's art was the best.

design:
The way shapes and colors are put together: Sam likes the design on your backpack.

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Use all 4 of the Word Wise terms to write a short story. Draw a picture to go with your story.

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Quilting Contests Quiz

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