|About the Quilt Index
About Authored Essay, Gallery and Lesson Plan Resources:
Galleries, Lesson plans and Essays vary in presentation format and content length as follows:
A Quilt Index Online Gallery offers a thumbnail and featured image format. Galleries consist of a brief description of the gallery’s overall theme (typically 200 words or less) and 3 – 15 quilt image records from the Index.
A Quilt Index Online Lesson Plan offers an icon image, a sidebar of featured quilt image records, and a large text area for lesson plan content. Lesson Plans consist of a description of the classroom activity, materials required, audience or grade-level, education standards/benchmarks covered (if applicable), additional resources, and up to 20 quilt image records from the Quilt Index or links to external resources.
A Quilt Index Online Essay consists of an unlimited text area, a side bar of featured quilt image records, and an option of embedding specific quilt, ephemera, or other images in the text area. This format accommodates a variety of presentation types, even poems.