Underground Railroad/Quilts

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Young scholars explore the Underground Railroad communication system.  In this cross curriculum fine arts and United States history Civil War lesson, students view several websites that feature quilts constructed by slaves during the Underground Railroad era. Young scholars interpret messages by identifying common quilt symbols, then create their own quilt that is representative of the Underground Railroad communication system.

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Grade
2nd - 4th
Subjects
Visual & Performing Arts
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Resource Type
Lesson Plans
Language
English
Duration
3 days
Instructional Strategies
Project-Based Learning
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