Underground railroad paper quilt - Have students each create a square or mini quilt. (Idea for high-achieving students -- Provide a starting and ending point and have the students figure out which directions to give on their quilt.
Freedom Quilt art linked to the Caribbean.
We could create a paper quilt, such as this one, after reading about the quilts used in the Underground Railroad.
I wrote this plan as part of a cross curricular topic on the Caribbean and its history (linked to the slave trade) Children learn about the underground railroad movement, its songs and also its symbolic artwork.
Underground railroad paper quilt Thi would be nice with one of my summer UNDERGROUND RAILROAD prog.
Kente Cloth- history and color significance with the students. great lesson for sorting and stacking strips of paper by size - something that can easily be tied into math. After the students overlap strips of paper, used Sharpie markers to add tr