Quilts of Many Colors
Students listen to a reading of "The Keeping Quilt," by Patricia Polacco, do word work and comprehension discussions. They create a class quilt based on squares they share with their peers.
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Hats, Coats, and...Totem Poles?
Students research cultural heritage. For this cultural heritage lesson, students discuss the influence of culture on the art of quilting and read Aunt Flossie's Hat and Crab Cakes Later. Students read Coat of Many Colors and complete a...
4th - 5th Social Studies & History
My Friend's Heritage Quilt
Students brainstorm a list of stories or items that make them proud of their heritage. Individually, they create their own quilt square design which uses a border and markers. To end the lesson, they sew the squares together and describe...
1st - 12th English Language Arts